A resident of Washington, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of conspiracy and wire fraud. Jamie J. McNamara, 32, of Washington, PA pleaded guilty to two counts.
In connection with the guilty plea, the court was advised that from on or about March 1, 2014 to March 17, 2014, McNamara falsely represented that he had tickets to entertainment events to potential purchasers on Craigslist. He would then have potential purchasers wire money for these tickets, but in fact he never provided any.
The sentencing is scheduled for February, 3, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. The law provides for a total sentence of 40 years in prison, a fine of $500,000.00, or both. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines the actual sentence imposed is based upon the seriousness of the offenses and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.