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

Monday, June 19, 2017

New Hampshire man indicted on bank fraud charges

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA - A Dover, New Hampshire man was arrested over the weekend after being indicted on bank fraud charges by a federal grand jury in Wheeling on June 6, 2017, Acting United States Attorney Betsy Steinfeld Jividen announced.

Kelvin L. Potter, age 36, was indicted on ten counts of “Bank Fraud.” Potter allegedly devised a scheme through which he allegedly intended to obtain approximately $69,000 from an account at Chase Bank belonging to Velco, Inc., which holds the business account of Vocelli Pizza in Wheeling. The crimes are alleged to have occurred from May 2015 to November 2015.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Jarod J. Douglas is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Federal Bureau of Investigation is investigating. 

An indictment is merely an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

Financial Fraud
Updated June 19, 2017