West Virginia pharmacist faces prison for wire fraud, money laundering

West Virginia pharmacist Natalie Cochran, PharmD, pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud and one count of money laundering, U.S. Attorney Mike Stuart announced Sept. 21.

Ms. Cochran deals with no less than 3 years and one month and no more than 11 years and three months in jail. She will pay a $2.6 million restitution and has actually agreed to surrender two homes, $45,000 and numerous cars and trucks. Her sentencing is Jan. 4.

Katie Adams –
Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020
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In her plea contract, Ms. Cochran confessed she committed scams from around June 2017 through at least August 2019 by taking cash and residential or commercial property from individuals, monetary institutions and companies. She said she encouraged a number of investors to funnel cash into her two business, Technology Management Solutions and Tactical Solutions Group, and roped people into incorrect federal government agreements by misrepresenting her business as successful government contractors..

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