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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of Florida

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, June 5, 2020

Former Florida Prepaid College Program Contractor Indicted For Conspiracy, Mail Fraud, And Aggravated Identity Theft

TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA – Jamilla Ciar Hall, 30, of Tallahassee, Florida, was arrested yesterday after
a federal grand jury in Tallahassee returned an indictment charging Hall with conspiracy to commit
mail fraud, 5 counts of mail fraud, and aggravated identity theft. The offenses are alleged to have
been committed in the Northern District of Florida. The indictment was announced by Lawrence Keefe,
United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida.

The indictment alleges that the Florida Prepaid College Board, which administers the Florida
Prepaid College Program (“Florida Prepaid”), contracted with Intuition College Savings Solutions
(“ICSS”) to provide customer service and records administration services for Florida Prepaid
College Program. The indictment further alleges that Hall was an employee of ICSS and that between
on or about July 1, 2018, and on or about December 31, 2018, Hall accessed and viewed the personal
identification information of Florida Prepaid account owners and beneficiaries, and then
fraudulently changed mailing addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses associated with existing
Florida Prepaid plans. The indictment further alleges that Hall fraudulently completed cancellation
forms using the personal identification information of Florida Prepaid account owners and
beneficiaries. In doing so, Hall fraudulently caused Florida Prepaid refund checks to be mailed and
delivered by the United States Postal Service, which she personally cashed or which she gave to
others to fraudulently cash. In total, it is alleged that Hall fraudulently obtained and attempted
to obtain approximately $42,000 in funds to which she was not entitled.

Hall faces a potential maximum penalty of 20 years imprisonment for conspiracy to commit mail fraud
and mail fraud, and a 2-year mandatory minimum prison sentence consecutive to any other sentence
imposed for aggravated identity theft.

This case resulted from an investigation by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the
United States Secret Service.  Assistant United States Attorney Justin M. Keen is prosecuting the
case.

The jury trial for Hall is scheduled for July 29, 2020, at 8:30 a.m. before the Honorable Judge
Alan Winsor at the United States Courthouse in Tallahassee.

An indictment is merely an allegation by a grand jury that a defendant has committed a violation of
federal criminal law and is not evidence of guilt. All defendants are presumed innocent and
entitled to a fair trial, during which it will be the government’s burden to prove guilt beyond a
reasonable doubt at trial.

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Florida is one of 94 offices that
serve as the nation’s principal litigators under the direction of the Attorney General. To access
public court documents online, please visit the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of
Florida
website. For more information about the United States Attor  ey’s Office, Northern
District of Florida, visit http://www.justice.gov/usao/fln/index.html.

Contact: 
U.S. Attorney's Office Northern District of Florida (850) 216-3845 USAFLN.Press.Office@usdoj.gov
Updated June 5, 2020