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Federal Grand Jury in South Bend Returns Indictments

U.S. Attorney’s Office June 13, 2013
  • Northern District of Indiana (219) 937-5500

SOUTH BEND, IN—The United States Attorney’s Office announced that a grand jury sitting in South Bend, Indiana, returned the following Indictments on June 12, 2013:

  • Kandi Biggins, 43, of Spencerville, Indiana, was charged in an eight-count indictment with eight counts of bank fraud. Charges were filed as a result of an investigation by the Indiana State Police and Federal Bureau of Investigation. This case has been assigned to and will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Donald J. Schmid.
  • Bryant Rios, 25, of South Bend, Indiana, was charged in a one-count Indictment with being a felon in possession of a firearm. Charges were filed as a result of an investigation by the South Bend Police Department and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives. This case has been assigned to and will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Donald J. Schmid.
  • Abdul Amin Shabazz, 38, of South Bend, Indiana, was charged in a one-count Indictment with being a felon in possession of a firearm. Charges were filed as a result of an investigation by the South Bend Police Department and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives. This case has been assigned to and will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Donald J. Schmid

If convicted in court, any specific sentence to be imposed will be determined by the judge after a consideration of federal sentencing statutes and the Federal Sentencing Guidelines.

The United States Attorney’s Office emphasized that an Indictment is merely an allegation and that all persons charged are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in court.

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