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

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Navy Senior Chief Sentenced For Conspiracy To Submit False Claims To The United States And Identity Theft

Gulfport, Miss. – Carl E. Moore, 42, of Gulfport, Mississippi, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Sul Ozerden to a total of 43 months in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release for conspiracy to submit false claims to the United States and aggravated identity theft, announced U.S. Attorney Gregory K. Davis and Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) Supervisory Special Agent in Charge Tara Jasinski. Moore was also ordered to pay a $2,000 fine and restitution in the amount of $61,267.61 to the Government.

On February 24, 2014, Moore pled guilty to conspiring with others to submit false claims to the United States Department of Defense by falsifying various travel documents while serving in the Navy at the Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 74 in Gulfport, Mississippi. He also pled guilty to aggravated identity theft for using, without lawful authority, the identification of another person during and in relation to another federal felony charged in the indictment.

This case was investigated by the NCIS and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Ruth Morgan.

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