A six-time convicted felon from Richmond pleaded guilty last Thursday to conspiring to commit bank fraud, aggravated identity theft, and illegally possessing a firearm, a release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia stated.
According to court documents, from around October 2020 through January 2021, Wilbert Bouldin, 25, joined with at least two other men to defraud banks out of money and property under their custody and control. Bouldin and his co-conspirators used the stolen driver’s license and social security card of an identity theft victim to negotiate thousands of dollars in counterfeit and stolen checks at banks in Williamsburg, Gloucester, Newport News, Hampton and Richmond.
Bouldin has six prior felony convictions for fraud, firearm, and drug offenses. He and one of his co-defendants are aspiring musicians who have released music under the moniker, “Rich Felons.” When police went to arrest Bouldin, he fled from the law enforcement, but wa...
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