Posed As Agent To Collect Money For Fake Charity
May 27, 2020
First, he tried to fraudulently raise money for charity as a fake FBI agent. Then he resorted to simply robbing banks instead.
William Tedeschi, 48, of Jersey City, New Jersey, pleaded guilty by videoconference before U.S. District Judge Brian R. Martinotti to an indictment charging him with one count of bank robbery, one count of attempted bank robbery, and one count of impersonating a federal agent. U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito made the announcement.
Tedeschi was previously charged by indictment in December 2019, and his co-defendants were charged in the same indictment for their roles in a Union City bank robbery.
According to documents filed in this case and statements made in court:
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