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

Monday, July 24, 2017

Virginia resident convicted of identity theft

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – A Virginia resident was convicted today of identity theft, Acting United States Attorney Betsy Steinfeld Jividen announced.

Angela Roberts, age 41, of Stephenson, Virginia, pled guilty to one count of “Identity Theft.” Roberts admitted to using another’s identifying information to commit bank fraud. The crime occurred June 27, 2016 in Berkeley County, West Virginia.

Roberts faces up to five years incarceration and a fine of up to $250,000. 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 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.



Identity Theft
Updated July 24, 2017