Chalmette Woman Sentenced for Theft of Government Funds

Published 2:20 pm Friday, December 10, 2021

NEW ORLEANS – United States Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that JAMIE MARIE KILLIAN (“KILLIAN”), age 41, of Chalmette, Louisiana, was sentenced on December 8, 2021 for theft of government funds, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 641.

According to documents filed in federal court, beginning in or about August 2013, and continuing until in or about June 2020, in the Eastern District of Louisiana and elsewhere, the defendant, JAMIE MARIE KILLIAN, did knowingly embezzle, steal, purloin, and convert to her use, money belonging to the United States and a department and agency thereof, namely, money of the Social Security Administration, to which she knew she was not entitled, when she utilized approximately $99,940.00 in Social Security Administration funds.

U.S. District Judge Lance M. Africk sentenced KILLIAN to a three-year term of probation, restitution in the amount of $99,940, and a $100 special assessment fee.

The U.S. Attorney’s Office would also like to acknowledge the assistance of the Social Security Administration, Office of the Inspector General with this matter. The prosecution of this case is being handled by Assistant U.S. Attorney Brian M. Klebba, Chief of the Financial Crimes Unit.