N.M. Woman Arraigned On Federal Fraud Charges
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Farmington Woman Arraigned on Federal Wire Fraud and Identity Theft Charges
The indictment, which was filed on
According to the indictment,
The indictment alleges that from
Smith also is charged with unlawfully using the identification of others, including their names, addresses, telephone numbers,
If convicted, Smith faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison on each of the 14 wire fraud counts. Smith also faces a mandatory two-year prison sentence on each of the four identity theft counts that must be served consecutive to any prison sentence imposed on the wire fraud charges.
The charges in the indictment are merely accusations, and Smith is presumed innocent unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
This case was investigated by the
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