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New Orleans Man Sentenced for Wire Fraud

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – JASON PICK, age 40, a resident of New Orleans, Louisiana, was sentenced on August 5, 2021 for committing wire fraud in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1343 announced U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans. The Honorable Eldon Fallon sentenced PICK to 2 months incarceration, 10 months of home detention, 2 years of supervised release, a mandatory $100 special assessment fee and payment of $140,791.21 in restitution.

According to court documents, PICK was employed as an accountant for Company A between August 2016 and June 2018. Part of PICK’s duties was handling the credit card accounts of Company A. Without authorization, PICK used Company A’s credit cards for his own personal expenses. In total, PICK stole approximately $140,791.21 from Company A.

U.S. Attorney Evans praised the work of the United States Secret Service in investigating this matter.  The prosecution of this case is being handled by Assistant U. S. Attorney G. Dall Kammer, Chief of the General Crimes Unit.