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U.S. Attorney’s Office
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Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Taunton Man Charged with Bank Robbery

BOSTON – A Taunton man was charged yesterday in federal court in Boston with bank robbery.

Philip L. Campanirio, 52, was charged in an Information with one count of bank robbery.  On Aug. 31, 2018, Campanirio was arrested and has been detained in federal custody since.

According to court documents, on April 28, 2018, while on supervised release for a previous bank robbery conviction, Campanirio robbed approximately $4,680 from a branch of the Citizens Bank in Allston.

Campanirio faces a sentence of no greater than 20 years in prison, three years of supervised release, and a fine of $250,000. Sentences are imposed by a federal district court judge based upon the U.S. Sentencing guidelines and other statutory factors.

United States Attorney Andrew E. Lelling; Harold H. Shaw, Special Agent in Charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation; and Boston Police Chief William Gross made the announcement. Assistant U.S. Attorney Kenneth G. Shine of Lelling’s Major Crimes Unit is prosecuting the case.

The details contained in the charging documents are allegations. The defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

Violent Crime
Updated October 2, 2018