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

Friday, March 16, 2018

FBI Impersonator Pleads Guilty


Gulfport, Miss – Troy Graham entered guilty pleas today to 3 counts of extortion, brandishing a firearm during a robbery and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, U. S. Attorney D. Michael Hurst, Jr., announced today.

Graham, 34, of New Orleans, admitted he impersonated a federal agent and demanded drugs and money from a Kiln, Mississippi marijuana dealer by threatening the dealer with false arrest warrants and imprisonment. Agents of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives learned of the impersonation and posed as a marijuana source of supply from Colorado. ATF arrested Graham in a D’Iberville parking lot when he showed up with a loaded gun to rob the Colorado dealer.

Graham faces a potential sentence of 37 years to life on the three charges. U.S. District Judge Sul Ozerden has set sentencing for Thursday, June 28, 2018, at 9:30 a.m.

The case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. The case is prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Annette Williams.

Updated March 16, 2018