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NY Man Admits Robbing Fort Lee Bank at Knifepoint

By kcora on
Fort Lee

A Bronx, New York, man today admitted robbing a bank in Bergen County, in January 2017, Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick announced.


Andres Dominguez, 38, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge William H. Walls in Newark federal court to an information charging him with one count of bank robbery.


According to documents filed in this case and statements made in court, Dominguez admitted that he robbed a Bank of New Jersey in Fort Lee, New Jersey, on Jan. 12, 2017, while brandishing a large knife.


The bank robbery charge carries a maximum potential penalty of 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

Sentencing is scheduled for Oct. 31, 2017.