Michael Lewis Wimberly, 46, Gardena, California, was charged in a 1-count Indictment with Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud, a violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1349. The maximum penalty Wimberly could receive is 30 years imprisonment and a fine of $1,000,000.
The case was investigated by the FBI and is assigned to Assistant United States Attorney John Potterfield of the Columbia, South Carolina, office for prosecution.
More information will be provided as the case progresses.
The United States Attorney stated that all charges in this Indictment are merely accusations and that all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.