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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, February 6, 2017

Pennsylvania woman pleads guilty to money laundering

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Brittany Brooks, 28, of Randallstown, Pennsylvania, was convicted for money laundering, Acting United States Attorney Betsy Steinfeld Jividen, announced.

Brooks pled guilty to one count of “Conspiracy to Launder Monetary Instruments.” She faces up to twenty years in prison and a fine of up to $500,000. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed will be based upon the seriousness of the offenses and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Anna Z. Krasinski prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Eastern Panhandle Drug and Violent Crime Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Robert W. Trumble presided.

Updated February 6, 2017