JESSICA ARONG O’BRIEN fraudulently caused lenders to issue and refinance approximately
The indictment charges O’Brien, 49, of
The indictment was announced by
At the time of the alleged scheme, O’Brien was employed full time as a Special Assistant Attorney General for the
The public is reminded that an indictment is not evidence of guilt. The defendants are presumed innocent and are entitled to a fair trial at which the government has the burden of proving guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.
Mail fraud affecting a financial institution and bank fraud are each punishable by a maximum penalty of 30 years in prison. If convicted, the Court must impose a reasonable sentence under federal statutes and the advisory United States Sentencing Guidelines.
The government is represented by Assistant