39-Year-Old Man Pleads Guilty to Fraud, Identity Theft

by | Sep 10, 2020 | Crime, Headlines, News

WORCESTER – Rashad al-Terek Walker, 39, of Hampton, VA, pleaded guilty in Federal Court in Worcester, on Wednesday, September 9, to making a false statement on a loan application and aggravated identity theft.

Walker has a previous conviction of bank fraud in Virginia. He was on supervised release at the time the crimes were committed in Worcester.

The complaint against Walker states that he attempted to obtain a loan from a Worcester-area credit union using a stolen identity. Walker provided several fraudulent records, including a counterfeit license, employer pay record and utility bill.

The charge of false information on a loan application provides for a sentence of up to 30 years in prison. The  charge of aggravated identity theft provides for a mandatory sentence of two years in prison to be served consecutive to any other sentence imposed.

Walker is scheduled for sentencing on January, 7.

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