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June 12, 2015

Philadelphia Man Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Robbing Five Banks Across Two States

CAMDEN, NJ—A Philadelphia man was sentenced today to 60 months in prison for robbing five banks in New Jersey and Pennsylvania over four months, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced today.

Nathaniel Stroud, 34, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Joseph E. Irenas in Camden federal court to an information charging him with two counts of bank robbery. Judge Irenas imposed the sentence today in Camden federal court.

According to documents filed in the case and statements made in court:

Stroud admitted robbing the following banks:




Sept. 27, 2013

PNC Bank

2401 Welsh Road, Philadelphia

Nov. 8, 2013

Roma Bank

80 Hartford Road, Delran, New Jersey

Nov. 15, 2013

TD Bank

13 Levitt Parkway, Willingboro, New Jersey

Dec. 19, 2013

TD Bank

2231 Cottman Avenue, Philadelphia

Jan. 9, 2014

1st Constitution Bank

140 Mercer Street, Hightstown, New Jersey

Stroud admitted that at each robbery, he handed the teller a note demanding cash and threatening the use of a gun.

In addition to the prison term, Judge Irenas sentenced Stroud to serve three years of supervised release and ordered him to pay restitution of $21,640.

U.S. Attorney Fishman credited special agents of the FBI, under the direction of Special Agent in Charge Richard M. Frankel, in Newark; the Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office, under the direction of Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi: and the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office, under the direction of Acting Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri, with the investigation. He also thanked the Delran, Willingboro and Hightstown police departments for their assistance.

The government is represented by Assistant U.S. Attorney Matthew J. Skahill of the U.S. Attorney’s Office Special Prosecutions Division in Camden.

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