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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Pennsylvania Woman Indicted On Drug And Gun Charges

Lynda Hang Vang, 46, of Akron, Pennsylvania was charged today by Indictment with attempted possession with intent to distribute Methylenedioxy-N-methylcathinone (“methylone”) and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger.

If convicted, the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of 25 years in prison, a fine of up to $1 million, and three years of supervised release.

The case was investigated by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Yvonne Osirim.

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An Indictment or Information is an accusation.  A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

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Updated December 15, 2014