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Jackson Woman Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Commit Bank Fraud

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

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

According to court documents, Latasha Wise, 36, conspired with two other individuals to obtain bank loans through fraudulent means.  Wise used social security numbers that did not belong to her to obtain bank loans. 

Wise is scheduled to be sentenced on September 26, 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 the HSI are investigating the case.

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

Updated June 27, 2023

Financial Fraud