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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, April 16, 2018

Baltimore woman sentenced for money laundering

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Stephanie Edmonds, of Baltimore, Maryland, was sentenced today to two years probation for money laundering, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced. 

Edmonds, age 31, pled guilty to one count of “Conspiracy to Launder Monetary Instruments” in January 2018. Edmonds admitted to conspiring with others to conduct unlawful financial transactions in Berkeley and Jefferson Counties and elsewhere from August 2015 to December 2016.

Assistant United States Attorney Anna Z. Krasinski and Special Assistant U.S. Attorney Elizabeth D. Grant, also with the West Virginia Attorney General’s Office, prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Eastern Panhandle Drug & Violent Crimes Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated. 
 
Chief U.S. District Judge Gina M. Groh presided. 

Updated April 16, 2018