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Napoleonville Man Charged with Financial Crimes

by KQKInews
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NAPOLEONVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Branden S. Wiggins, 34, of 2478 Highway 308, Lot 4, Napoleonville, LA on felony financial crimes arising from offenses allegedly committed on or about September 05, 2023.

On September 14, 2023, Deputies responded to a local financial institution in reference to an individual cashing fraudulent money orders. Witnesses indicated that on September 05, 2023, and individual identified as Branden S. Wiggins deposited a fraudulent Western Union money order in the amount of $1,000 into his personal account. A short time later, Branden S. Wiggins withdrew $497 from his account.

On September 08, 2023, Branden S. Wiggins deposited a second $1,000 fraudulent money order into his personal account.
The financial institution was contacted on September 08, 2023, by its security division and was informed that the money orders were fraudulent.

At the conclusion of their investigation, deputies obtained arrest warrants for Branden S. Wiggins. On Saturday, June 09, 2024, Branden S. Wiggins was arrested and booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center on charges of:
*Bank Fraud
*Monetary Instrument Abuse

Branden S. Wiggins remains incarcerated pending a bond hearing.

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