BP fraud penalties
A 95-count federal indictment on BP fraud has charges with maximum prison terms that could total 622 years.
The charges and maximum sentences:
Conspiracy to defraud the U.S.: 5 years
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Mail fraud: 20 years each of 15 counts
Wire fraud: 20 years for each of five counts
Identity theft by fraudulent documents: 5 years for each of 23 counts
Aggravated identity theft: Mandatory 2-year prison term for each of 51 counts served consecutively to any related prison terms