BofA VP, State Rep. Indicted For Fraud Scheme

Law360, New York (January 30, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal indictment has accused a Bank of America vice president and a Missouri state representative of ripping the bank off $1.2 million through fraudulently obtained credit cards.

The banker and the politician are among 17 defendants named in the 37-count indictment, filed Jan. 25 by the U.S. Department of Justice. According to the agency, four other individuals have already pled guilty to the charges.

U.S. Attorney Catherine L. Hanaway, with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Missouri, said Rep. John L. Bowman...
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