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

Friday, December 5, 2014

Week In Review – Hammond

           Hammond, Indiana — The United States Attorney’s Office announced the following activity in Federal Court:


  • Kaled Mohammad, 29, of Cicero was sentenced to 13 months imprisonment with 1 year supervised release and ordered to pay $127,319.85 in restitution after pleading guilty to two felony offenses of wire fraud.  The guilty plea involved wire fraud related to the fraudulent redemption of SNAP (supplemental nutrition assistance program) benefits at Mohammad’s store, Kay Mart, Inc. in Gary, Indiana.  This case was the result of an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the US Department of Agriculture.  This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Diane Berkowitz.
Updated April 30, 2015