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Jackson Woman Sentenced to Prison for Conspiracy to Commit Bank Fraud

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

Jackson, Miss. – A Jackson woman was sentenced to 27 months in prison for conspiracy to commit bank fraud, announced U.S. Attorney Todd W. Gee and Acting Special Agent in Charge Eric DeLaune of Homeland Security Investigations in New Orleans.

According to court documents, Latasha Wise, 36, conspired with others to obtain bank loans through fraudulent means.  Austin used false names and social security numbers that did not belong to her to obtain bank loans.  She pled guilty on June 27, 2023 to conspiracy to commit bank fraud.

The case was investigated by the Madison, Mississippi Police Department and Homeland Security Investigations.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Charles W. Kirkham prosecuted the case.

Updated October 4, 2023

Financial Fraud