‘Something Straight Out of Hollywood Fiction’: Brooklyn Man Sentenced to 48 Months for International Bank Heist and Money Laundering Spree

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Friday, February 9, 2024
Author: 
Kenneth Boggess*
Volume: 
40
Issue: 
2
Abstract: 

On January 25, 2024, United States District Judge LaShann DeArcy Hall of the Eastern District of New York (EDNY) sentenced 52-year-old Garri Smith to 48 months in prison for his role in an international bank heist and money laundering scheme spanning seven countries over four years of illicit activity.[1] The sentencing follows up on Smith’s guilty plea in June 2022 and marks the end of his prosecution in the matter since first being arrested in April 2021.[2]



[1]               U.S. Department of Justice, Brooklyn Man Sentenced to 48 Months for International Bank Heists, Press Rel., Jan. 25, 2024, https://www.justice.gov/usao-edny/pr/brooklyn-man-sentenced-48-months-in....
[2]               Ibid.