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Jackson Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Commit Bank Fraud

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of Mississippi

Jackson, Miss. – A Jackson man pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit bank fraud, announced U.S. Attorney Darren J. LaMarca of the Southern District of Mississippi and Special Agent in Charge David Denton of Homeland Security Investigations

According to court documents, Deonta Miller, 36, conspired with two other individuals to obtain automobile loans through fraudulent means.  Miller used a false name, social security number, driver’s license, and utility bill, to obtain a loan for a car.  It is contrary to federal law to use false information to obtain a bank loan.

Miller is scheduled to be sentenced on June 20, 2023 and faces a maximum penalty of 30 years in prison. A federal district judge will determine any sentence after considering the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines and other statutory factors.

The Madison Police Department and Homeland Security Investigations are investigating the case.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Charles W. Kirkham is prosecuting the case.

Updated March 22, 2023

Financial Fraud