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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, April 27, 2015

New York Man Sentenced For Bank Fraud

HARRISBURG- The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Anthony Banks, age 39, New York, was sentenced today by U.S. District Court Judge John E. Jones III in Harrisburg to 21 months imprisonment for bank fraud.

According to U.S. Attorney Peter J. Smith, Banks used a stolen identity to open an account at the bank and fraudulently obtained a debit card to access a bank customer’s account to withdrawal money.  Banks was initially charged in September 2013. He pled guilty on December 17, 2014.

This case was investigated by the U.S. Secret Service and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Daryl F. Bloom.

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Updated April 27, 2015