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Philadelphia Man Charged with Bank Robbery

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Pennsylvania


Scott Wayne Turner, 49, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was charged today by Indictment with one count of bank robbery, announced Acting United States Attorney Louis D. Lappen.


If convicted the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of 20 years imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a $100 special assessment, and a three-year period of supervised release.


The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation Violent Crimes Task Force and the Philadelphia Police Department and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Priya T. De Souza.


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

Updated September 28, 2017

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