U.S. Attorney’s Office – Eastern District of Texas, December 7, 2020
Criminals Used Ill-Gotten Proceeds to Purchase SUVs, Off-Road Vehicles, and Jet Skis; Co-Conspirator Faces Additional Charges
SHERMAN, Texas – Two individuals have pleaded guilty to conspiracy to obtain information from a protected computer in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney Stephen J. Cox today.
Demetrius Cervantes, 46, of McKinney, Texas, and Amanda Lowry, 40, of Sherman, Texas, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to obtain information from a protected computer on Dec. 3, 2020, before U.S. Magistrate Judge Christine A. Nowak. Their co-conspirator, Lydia Henslee, 29, of Denison, Texas, faces additional charges.
Cervantes, Lowry, and Henslee, were named in a federal indictment on Sept. 11, 2019. The defendants were each charged with conspiracy to obtain information from a protected computer and conspiracy to unlawfully possess and use a means of identification.