U.S. Attorney's Office
Northern District of West Virginia
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October 5, 2015

Maryland Man Sentenced for Lying to Obtain Bank Loan

MARTINSBURG, WV—Montgomery Joseph Isner, 47, of Hagerstown, Maryland, was sentenced today to 30 months in prison for bank fraud, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced.

Isner misrepresented himself as the owner of a parcel of real property in Berkeley County, West Virginia in order to fraudulently obtain a loan in the amount of $60,000. Isner pled guilty in June 2015 to one count of “False Statement on Loan Application.” As part of the sentence imposed today, Isner was also ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $57,285.78.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Jarod Douglas prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Federal Bureau of Investigation led the inquiry.

Chief U.S. District Judge Gina M. Groh presided.

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