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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, April 13, 2017

Davenport Man Sentenced to 88 Months in Prison for Conspiracy to Use and Transport Stolen Credit Cards and for Violating Supervised Release Terms

DAVENPORT, IA - On April 13, 2017, Agron Mitchell Simpsonheather Jean Reekr, age 40, of Davenport, Iowa, was sentenced by Chief United States District Court Judge John A. Jarvey to 88 months in prison for conspiracy to misuse stolen credit cards, transportation of stolen credit cards, and for violation of his supervised release term from an earlier drug conviction, announced United States Attorney Kevin E. VanderSchel. Simpson was also ordered to serve three years of supervised release following his imprisonment and pay $200 to the Crime Victims’ Fund.

 

On October 17, 2016, Simpson pleaded guilty to these charges and admitted that he transported and used credit and debit cards that he stole when he burglarized a residence in Bettendorf, Iowa. Between December 26, 2015, and March 3, 2016, Simpson provided the cards to others and they, including Simpson, used those stolen credit and debit cards at various businesses in both Illinois and Iowa to obtain money, goods, services, and other things of value.

 

This investigation was conducted by the Bettendorf Police Department. The case was prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa.

 

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Learn more about this release by calling Rachel J. Scherle at 515-473-9300, or by emailing her at Rachel.Scherle@usdoj.gov.

 

 

Topic(s): 
Financial Fraud
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Updated April 13, 2017