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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Western District of Tennessee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Former Finance Manager Sentenced To 30 Months In Federal Prison For Identity Theft

Memphis, TN – Edward L. Stanton III, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee, announced today that Terjun Tremaine Parker, 37, of Little Rock, Arkansas, was sentenced on Friday, November 14, 2014 to serve 30 months in federal prison for his acts of identity theft, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1028.

According to the facts presented in the indictment and revealed during subsequent hearings, in March 2014 Parker was a finance manager at Collierville Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram. While employed by the Collierville dealership, Parker supplied personal identifying information of dealership customers to an associate of his. Parker believed and intended that his associate would use the information to commit fraud, such as opening credit accounts in victims’ names. On several occasions, Parker met his associate and exchanged victims’ personal information for money. On one of these occasions, April 30, 2014, Parker met his associate at a gas station in Collierville and delivered 17 credit reports containing personal information of former customers.

In addition to the prison sentence, United States District Judge John T. Fowlkes, Jr. ordered Parker to serve two years of supervised release. There is no parole in the federal prison system.

This investigation was conducted by the United States Secret Service. Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen Hall represented the government.

Updated March 19, 2015