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

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Marianne Matchette Indicted

FORT WAYNE –United States Attorney David A. Capp announced that a federal grand jury in Fort Wayne returned a 15 count indictment against Marianne Matchette, 50, of Roanoke, Indiana for access device fraud, aggravated identity theft, wire fraud and mail fraud. 

According to the indictment, Matchette allegedly used a number of company accounts that she was given access to as an employee for personal benefit.  The government will be seeking forfeiture of $156,776.11 in United States Currency which is the alleged amount of proceeds obtained as a result of the offenses related to the Indictment.     

This case was investigated by the Allen County Sheriff’s Department, Federal Bureau of Investigation and Indiana State Police. This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorneys Tina Nommay and Stacey Speith.

The United States Attorney's Office emphasized that an Indictment is merely an allegation and that all persons charged are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in court.

If convicted in court, any specific sentence to be imposed will be determined by the judge after a consideration of federal sentencing statutes and the Federal Sentencing Guidelines.

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