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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Pennsylvania

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, May 31, 2018

Man charged with defrauding Fulton Bank

PHILADELPHIA – An indictment was unsealed May 29 charging Thomas Harris, 60, with one count of bank fraud, announced United States Attorney William M. McSwain.

The indictment alleges that from September to October of 2016, Harris defrauded Fulton Bank in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, by opening a bank account, depositing fraudulent checks, and withdrawing funds from the account.

If convicted the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of 30 years’ imprisonment.

The case was investigated by the Postal Inspection Service and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Laurie Magid.

                                                                             

Updated May 31, 2018