Springfield Man, Robert Simon Rees, Pleads Guilty to Fraud Scheme



SPRINGFIELD, MO (STL.News) – A Springfield, Missouri, man pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday to a bank fraud scheme to cash stolen and counterfeit checks.

Robert Simon Rees, 39, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge David P. Rush to one count of bank fraud and one count of possessing stolen mail.

By pleading guilty today, Rees admitted that he engaged in a bank fraud scheme from April to July 3, 2017, to cash stolen and counterfeit checks and to use the stolen and counterfeit checks to purchase merchandise. 

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