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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, August 6, 2021

Lehigh County Man Sentenced To 58 Months’ Imprisonment For Mail Fraud And Money Laundering Offenses

HARRISBURG – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that on August 5, 2021, Anthony Redd, age 65, of Fullerton, Pennsylvania, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Sylvia H. Rambo to 58 months’ imprisonment to be followed by three years of supervised release for mail fraud and money laundering offenses.  Judge Rambo also ordered Redd to pay restitution to the victims in the amount of $240,133.

According to Acting United States Attorney Bruce D. Brandler, Redd participated in a criminal conspiracy to obtain money from victims through fraudulent misrepresentations and then have the proceeds transferred to multiple co-conspirators located in Jamaica, Costa Rica, and throughout the United States.  Redd recruited other individuals to participate in the scheme.  The investigation in this case identified at least 29 victims of the conspiracy.

The case was investigated by the United States Postal Inspection Service – Harrisburg Office.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Christian T. Haugsby prosecuted the case.

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Topic(s): 
Financial Fraud
Updated August 6, 2021