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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Middle District of Florida

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, July 25, 2019

Orlando Man Sentenced To 10 Years For Robbing Four Banks In Central And North Florida

Orlando, Florida – U.S. District Judge G. Kendall Sharp has sentenced Robert Ray (47, Orlando) to 10 years in federal prison for bank robbery. Ray had pleaded guilty on April 9, 2019.

According to court documents, Ray robbed two banks and attempted to rob a third in central Florida on December 14 and December 17, 2018. On December 20, 2018, he robbed a fourth bank in Live Oak, Florida. At each bank, Ray walked through the front door and waited in line for the teller. When he approached the window, Ray asked the teller for “all the $100s and $50s.” In total, Ray obtained $7,200. 

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office. It was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Nathan W. Hill.

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Updated July 25, 2019