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Case Number: 2:20-cr-00100-JDL
Judge: Jon D. Levy
Court: United States District Court for the District of ( County)
Plaintiff's Attorney: United States District Attorney’s Office
Description: Portland, Maine bankruptcy fraud criminal defense lawyer represented Carol Bilodeau, age 69, of Wayne who was charged with bankruptcy and social security fraud for initiating two fraudulent Chapter 13 bankruptcy proceedings and submitted filings to the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Portland containing numerous false statements. In her bankruptcy filings, Bilodeau falsely represented another person’s name, Social Security number and employment information as her own. She also used a fake email address she had created to further the bankruptcy fraud.
Bilodeau faces up to five years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000 on both charges, and up to three years of supervised release. She will be sentenced after the completion of a presentence investigation report by the U.S. Probation Office.
The FBI and the Social Security Administration’s Office of the Inspector General investigated the case.
BANKRUPTCY FRAUD 18:157
MISUSE OF SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER 42:408(a)(8)
Outcome: 01/28/2021 Case unsealed as to CAROL A BILODEAU (aks) (Entered: 01/28/2021)
01/28/2021 9 Oral WAIVER OF INDICTMENT by CAROL A BILODEAU (aks) (Entered: 01/28/2021)
01/28/2021 10 Minute Entry for proceedings held before JUDGE JON D. LEVY: Initial Appearance, Waiver of Indictment signed and Arraignment held via ZOOM Video Conference as to CAROL A BILODEAU (1) as to Counts 1 and 2 of the Information. Guilty Plea entered as to CAROL A BILODEAU (1) as to Counts 1 and 2 of the Information; Plea accepted. Bond Hearing held as to CAROL A BILODEAU; Personal Recognizance Bond set. Order setting conditions of release issued. List of medications marked as Court Exhibit 1 and forwarded to the United States Probation Office for their file. (Court Reporter: Dennis Ford) (aks) Modified on 1/28/2021 to add exhibit information (aks). (Entered: 01/28/2021)
01/28/2021 11 ORDER approving 7 Financial Declaration as to CAROL A BILODEAU (1) and appointing David R. Benaman, Attorney for Carol A. Bilodeau. By JUDGE JON D. LEVY. (aks) (Entered: 01/28/2021)
01/28/2021 12 ORDER Setting Conditions of Release as to CAROL A BILODEAU. By JUDGE JON D. LEVY. (aks) (Entered: 01/28/2021)
01/28/2021 13 Appearance Bond (Personal Recognizance) as to CAROL A BILODEAU. (aks) (Entered: 01/28/2021)
01/28/2021 14 ORDER as to CAROL A BILODEAU: Pursuant to the Due Process Protection Act, Pub.L.No. 116-182, 134 Stat. 894 (Oct. 21,2020) and Rule 5(f) of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, the United States is reminded of its obligation to disclose in a timely manner all exculpatory evidence to the defendant, that is, all evidence that is favorable to the defendant or tends to cast doubt on the United States' case, as required by Brady v. Maryland 383 U.S. 83 (1963) and its progeny. Failure to comply with this order may result in consequences, including, but not limited to, the reversal of any conviction, the exclusion of evidence, adverse jury instructions, dismissal of charges, contempt proceedings, disciplinary action, and/or sanctions by the Court. So Ordered. By JUDGE JON D. LEVY. (aks) (Entered: 01/28/2021)
01/28/2021 NOTICE of Docket Entry Modification as to CAROL A BILODEAU regarding 10 Initial Appearance, Waiver of Indictment, Arraignment and Plea to an Information, Guilty Plea Entered, Bond Hearing, Bond Set/Reset,,,,,,,,,, : This entry has been modified to add "List of medications marked as Court Exhibit 1 and forwarded to the United States Probation Office for their file. (aks) (Entered: 01/28/2021)