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Peter Ogo, Jr. Sentenced to Prison for Bank Fraud

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Districts of Guam & the Northern Mariana Islands

          SHAWN N. ANDERSON, Acting United States Attorney for the Districts of Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands, announced that defendant PETER D.T. OGO, JR., age 30, was sentenced in District Court today to a term of imprisonment of 41 months for Conspiracy to Commit Bank Fraud.  The Court also ordered five years of supervised release, restitution in the amount of $5,225.00, and a mandatory $100 assessment fee. 


          On February 15, 2017, defendant and three other co-defendants, were charged in an Indictment with Conspiracy to Commit Bank Fraud and Bank Fraud.  On April 26, 2017, defendant OGO entered a guilty plea to Conspiracy to Commit Bank Fraud, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1349.  The defendant participated in an ATM debit fraud scam involving Bank of Guam (BOG) funds and fraudulent Wells Fargo Bank checks.  As part of the conspiracy, the defendant deposited fraudulent Wells Fargo Bank checks into third party BOG accounts via ATM transactions, and then withdrew funds based upon the deposited checks.  The defendant recruited relatives to access their BOG bank accounts.  He used their debit cards and PINs to obtain cash from ATMs.  For the entire period of the conspiracy, the defendant and his co-conspirators deposited over 100 fraudulent Wells Fargo bank checks in order to obtain over $70,000 of BOG funds.  The fraudulent Wells Fargo Bank checks belonged to defendant’s cousin Katrina Tedtaotao, who is awaiting sentencing.


          Special Agents from the FBI conducted the investigation.  The case was prosecuted by Marivic P. David, Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Guam.


Salome Blas

Updated November 28, 2017

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