HARRISBURG—The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Shannon Gray, age 41, of Houston, Texas, was sentenced today to 51 months’ imprisonment by United States District Court Judge Jennifer P. Wilson for bank fraud and aggravated identity theft.
According to Acting United States Attorney Bruce D. Brandler, Gray previously admitted that in September 2019, she purchased approximately $50,000 in postage stamps from post offices in Pennsylvania, Kentucky, and West Virginia by using personal checks that were not hers and that she was not authorized to use. Gray was arrested on September 13, 2019, outside of the post office in Mountville, Pennsylvania, after she attempted to purchase $935 in stamps using a fraudulent check. Gray was also ordered to pay $48,610.91 in restitution.
The case was investigated by the United States Postal Inspection Service and the West Hempfield Township Police Department. Assistant U.S. Attorney Carlo D. Marchioli prosecuted the case.
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