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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, December 20, 2021

Maryland Man Pleads Guilty to Transporting Over $300,000 of Stolen Monies

BECKLEY, W.Va. – A Maryland man pleaded guilty today to transporting over $300,000 of stolen monies from West Virginia to Maryland.

According to court documents, Dhanraj Singh, 61, of Bowie, Maryland, worked at a local resort for many years. Singh admitted that from 2017 to 2020, he stole approximately $382,449 from the resort and routinely transported the stolen monies from West Virginia to Maryland.

Singh pleaded guilty to interstate transportation of stolen property and faces up to 10 years in prison when he is sentenced on April 8, 2022.

United States Attorney Will Thompson made the announcement and commended the investigative work of the Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office.

United States District Judge Frank W. Volk presided over the hearing.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Kathleen E. Robeson is prosecuting the case.

A copy of this press release is located on the website of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of West Virginia. Related court documents and information can be found on PACER by searching for Case No 5:21-cr-00240.

 

 

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Updated December 20, 2021