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Case Number: 4:20-cr-00327-JED
Judge: John E Dowdell
Court: United States District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma (New York County)
Plaintiff's Attorney: United States District Attorney’s Office
Description: Tulsa, Oklahoma aggravated identity theft in connection with a COVID-19 related business loan from a bank charge criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant, Adam Winston James, age 45.
Defendant applied for a PPP loan May 6, 2020, on behalf of a company he claimed to own and operate, Velocity Innovations LLC. As part of the application, James used the identification of at least seven other people without their knowledge, fraudulently claiming they were employees of Velocity Innovations LLC.
18:1028A(a)(1) Aggravated Identity Theft; FORFEITURE ALLEGATION: 18:982(a) and 1028(b)(5), and 28:2461(c) Identity Theft Forfeiture
Outcome: 06/22/2021 33 MINUTES of Proceedings - held before Magistrate Judge Christine D Little: Change of Plea Hearing held on 6/22/2021 , guilty plea entered, setting/resetting sentencing: ( Sentencing set for 9/30/2021 at 01:30 PM before Chief Judge John E Dowdell) as to Adam Winston James (Court Reporter: C1) (alg, Dpty Clk) (Entered: 06/22/2021)
06/22/2021 34 CONSENT by Defendant to Proceed before a Magistrate Judge for Change of Plea (in Felony case) approved by Magistrate Judge Christine D Little as to Adam Winston James (alg, Dpty Clk) (Entered: 06/22/2021)
06/22/2021 35 WAIVER of Right to Trial by Jury approved by Magistrate Judge Christine D Little by Adam Winston James (alg, Dpty Clk) (Entered: 06/22/2021)
06/22/2021 36 PETITION to Enter Plea of Guilty and ORDER Accepting Plea by Magistrate Judge Christine D Little as to Adam Winston James (alg, Dpty Clk) (Entered: 06/22/2021)
06/22/2021 37 PLEA AGREEMENT as to Adam Winston James (alg, Dpty Clk) (Entered: 06/22/2021)
06/22/2021 38 SEALED PLEA SUPPLEMENT (alg, Dpty Clk) (Entered: 06/22/2021)
Maturino was sentenced to serve one year and one day in federal prison after he pleaded guilty in March to bank fraud after illegally receiving nearly $100,000 in PPP loans.