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

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Information: Federal Court Arraignments

The United States Attorney's Office today announced that those persons listed below were arraigned before the U.S. Magistrate and the indictments handed down by the Grand Jury unsealed.

Appearing before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ostby in Billings on August 20, 2014, and entering pleas of Not Guilty were:

PATRICIA ANN WEBB, a 56-year-old resident of Columbus, appeared on charges of wire fraud and filing false tax returns. If convicted of the most serious charges contained in the indictment, WEBB faces 20 years in prison, $250,000 in fines and 3 years supervised release. The case was investigated by the Internal Revenue Service and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. PACER Case Reference: 14-75

If any of the above cases are of interest to your media organization and the community it serves, we encourage you to monitor the progress of the case regularly through the U.S. District Court calendar and the PACER system so that you stay current and not miss any important developments in the case.

To establish a PACER account, which will allow you to review documents filed in the case, please go to, To access the district court's calendar, please go to

Updated January 14, 2015