Cape Girardeau physician faces mail fraud, fictitious instrument charges | Crime
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - A Cape Girardeau physician has been charged with passing and making fictitious instruments and mail fraud.
Byron Cornelius Glenn, 57, was arrested Wednesday, Feb. 6. Cape Girardeau police say he was charged in a five-count indictment with three felony counts of passing fictious instrument with intent to defraud, one felony count of making a fictious instrument with intent to defraud and one felony count of mail fraud.
The indictment alleges that the offenses happened between July and December of 2012. Glenn appeared before the U.S. Magistrate Judge Lewis M. Blanton in the district court for the Eastern District of Missouri in Cape Girardeau Wednesday afternoon. A detention hearing has been scheduled for 11:15 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 11.
If convicted, Glenn faces a maximum sentence of 25 years and a fine of $250,000 on each of the fictitious Instrument charges, and a maximum sentence of 20 years and a fine of $250,000 on the mail fraud count.
Charges set forth in an indictment are merely accusations, and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
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