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Virginia man sentenced for bank fraud, ordered to pay more than $26,000

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of West Virginia

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Ajarhi Roberts, of Stephens City, Virginia, was sentenced today to 24 months incarceration for bank fraud, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Roberts, also known as Wayne Roberts, age 25, pled guilty to one count of “Bank Fraud” in February 2018. Roberts admitted to using another’s identifying information to commit bank fraud. The crime occurred in March and June of 2016 in Berkeley County, West Virginia.

Roberts was also ordered to pay $26,182.19 in restitution.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Lara Omps-Botteicher prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Federal Bureau of Investigation investigated. 

Chief U.S. District Judge Gina M. Groh presided.

Updated May 21, 2018

Financial Fraud