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Baltimore Woman Pleads Guilty in Connection with a Scheme to Steal Over $100,000 in U.S. Treasury Checks

On September 4, 2009, Katasha Lynn Davis of Baltimore, Maryland, pled guilty in U.S. District Court in Baltimore to conspiracy to commit mail fraud, forged endorsement on a U.S. Treasury check, and aggravated identity theft. Ms. Davis participated in a scheme to steal U.S. Treasury checks from the U.S. Postal Service. During the period April to July 2007, Ms. Davis obtained at least three fraudulent Maryland driver’s licenses and used these documents to cash two stolen Treasury checks at local check cashing establishments. Ms. Davis is the 12th defendant in this case to plead guilty. She is scheduled to be sentenced on October 22, 2009.

The DOT/OIG investigation was conducted jointly with the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, the U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General, the U.S. Secret Service, the U.S. Department of the Treasury Office of Inspector General, and the District of Columbia Office of Inspector General, with substantial assistance from the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration, Homeland Security Supervisor.