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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, July 14, 2017

Husband and Wife Sentenced for Wire and Mail Fraud Conspiracy

Greiders steal more than $350,000 from M-3 Construction and its elderly owners

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – On July 14, 2017, Christy A. Greider, 40, and Jason A. Greider, 42, both of Huber Heights, Ohio, were sentenced by the Honorable Pamela L. Reeves, U.S. District Court Judge, for their roles in a conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud. Christy Greider will serve 33 months in federal prison and Jason Greider will serve 27 months.

 

The Greiders both pleaded guilty in February 2017 to one count of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud. Christy Greider worked as the bookkeeper for M-3 Construction, Inc., located in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. She also helped the company’s elderly owners keep track of their personal finances. Christy and Jason Greider made unauthorized purchases totaling more than $350,000 using the company’s and its elderly owners’ personal credit cards. Some of these unauthorized purchases included a boat, pool, furniture, and a trip to Hawaii.

 

Agencies involved in this investigation included the Oak Ridge Police Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation. Assistant U.S. Attorney Kelly A. Norris represented the United States.

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Topic(s): 
Elder Justice
StopFraud
Contact: 
Sharry Dedman-Beard Public Information Officer 865-225-1671 sharry.dedman-beard@usdoj.gov
Updated July 14, 2017