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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Maine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, November 13, 2014

Kittery Man Sentenced to Over 3 Years in Prison for Providing False Document to Probation Officer and Violating Release Conditions

Contact: Craig M. Wolff
Assistant United States Attorney
Tel: (207) 780-3257

Portland, Maine: United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that
Michael Rock, 54, of Kittery, Maine, was sentenced today in U.S. District Court by Judge D.
Brock Hornby to 39 months in prison, consisting of 27 months for violating conditions of
supervised release and an additional 12 months for providing a false document to his federal
probation officer. Rock was also sentenced to three years of supervised release following his
release from prison. Rock pleaded guilty to the charges on May 8, 2014.

According to court records, in November 2013, Rock was on federal supervised release
following a conviction in the District of Maine for providing false information in a credit
application. He had previously been convicted twice in this district for mail fraud. As a result of
his convictions, he owed over $60,000 in restitution to his victims. As part of his supervised
release, Rock was required to answer truthfully all inquiries by his probation officer and provide
the officer with any requested financial information. After Rock’s probation officer received
information leading her to suspect that he had violated his release conditions, she instructed him
to complete a financial disclosure form. On the form, Rock failed to disclose a bank account
through which he conducted most of his financial activity. The officer’s investigation also
revealed that Rock failed to disclose that he was paying rent for a second residence in York in
addition to the residence in Kittery that he disclosed.

The investigation was conducted by the U.S. Probation Office.

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Updated January 26, 2015