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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Southern District of Alabama

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, August 22, 2014

Nevada Man Sentenced To 5 Years Probation After Guilty Plea To Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill (BP) Fraud

The United States Attorney, Kenyen R. Brown, announces that Teborius Gaines, a 31 year old resident of Las Vegas, Nevada was sentenced today.   Mr. Gaines pled guilty on May 16, 2014, to participation in a mail fraud scheme. Mr. Gaines received a five year probationary sentence and was ordered to serve the first six months of the sentence on home confinement, to maintain employment, and to pay restitution in the amount of $13,400.00.

Special Agents of the United States Secret Service investigated the case and presented it to the U.S. Attorney's Office for prosecution.   The prosecutor assigned to the case is Assistant United States Attorney, Gina S. Vann.

Updated January 26, 2015