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Week in Review—Fort Wayne

U.S. Attorney’s Office April 19, 2013
  • Northern District of Indiana (219) 937-5500

FORT WAYNE, IN—The United States Attorney’s Office announced the following activity in Federal Court:

Pleas:

  • Scot Silvers, 48, of Angola, Indiana, pled guilty before Magistrate Judge Roger Cosbey to the felony offenses of use of counterfeit access devices, fraud with identification documents, and making counterfeit obligations. Magistrate Cosbey is recommending that the district court accept the tendered guilty plea. Parties have 10 days in which to object to the magistrate judge’s recommendation. This charge was filed as a result of an investigation by the United States Secret Service and the Angola Police Department. This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Tina Nommay.
  • Alex White, 47, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, pled guilty before Magistrate Judge Roger Cosbey to the felony offense of the armed robbery of Wells Fargo Bank. Magistrate Cosbey is recommending that the district court accept the tendered guilty plea. Parties have 10 days in which to object to the magistrate judge’s recommendation. This charge was filed as a result of an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Fort Wayne Police Department, and the Northeast Indiana Bank Robbery Task Force. This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Lovita Morris King.

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.