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Fayette County Woman Charged with Stealing Government Property

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Western District of Pennsylvania

PITTSBURGH - A resident of White, Pennsylvania, has been indicted by a federal grand jury on a charge of committing theft of government property, Acting United States Attorney Stephen R. Kaufman, announced today.

The one-count Indictment named Jacqueline Knupp, 41, as the sole defendant.

According to the Indictment, Knupp stole approximately $1,794.21 in currency from the United States.

The law provides for a maximum total sentence of not more than 10 years in prison, a fine of not more than $250,000.00, a term of supervised release of not more than three years, or a combination thereof. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed would be based upon the seriousness of the offense and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

Assistant United States Attorney Brian W. Castello is prosecuting this case on behalf of the government.

The United States Postal Service Office of Inspector General conducted the investigation leading to the Indictment in this case.

An indictment is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

Updated March 31, 2021