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Jonesport Man Sentenced to 3+ Years for Wire Fraud

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Maine

BANGOR, Maine: A Jonesport man was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Bangor for a wire fraud scheme, U.S. Attorney Darcie N. McElwee announced.

U.S. District Judge John A. Woodcock, Jr., sentenced Donald McMahon, 34, to 37 months in prison and three years of supervised release. McMahon pleaded guilty on January 13, 2022.

According to court records, from April 2020 through October 2020, McMahon embezzled approximately $100,000 from a bank account belonging to an estate being probated in Washington County. McMahon obtained unauthorized access to the estate account and utilized PayPal to transfer funds for his own use.

The FBI and the Washington County Sheriff’s Office investigated the case.

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Andrew Lizotte
Assistant United States Attorney
Tel: (207) 945-0373

Updated July 22, 2022

Financial Fraud