Jamila Davis

Full title: United States of America v. Jamila Davis

Court: UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT District of New Jersey

Date published: Oct 21, 2011


On June 14, 2005, Jamila Davis (“Davis”) was indicted on one count of conspiracy to commit bank fraud according to Title 18 U.S.C. § 371 and six separate counts of bank fraud according to Title 18 U.S.C. § 1344. The indictment charged that Davis and others, including Brenda Rickard (“Rickard”), participated in a scheme specifically to defraud federally insured financial institutions by submitting falsified loan applications to various banks. The targets of the scheme included Lehman Brothers and Commerce Bank North. Davis and Rickard (“Defendants”) were found guilty on all counts after a jury trial in this Court concluded on September 20, 2007. On July 16, 2008, Davis was sentenced to a term of imprisonment of 151 months and ordered to pay restitution for $12,487,227.51; Rickard received a term of imprisonment of 121 months.


Court Judgment

For the reasons set forth above, this Court, in its discretion, concludes that the “newly discovered” evidence offered by the defendants does not warrant a new trial in this matter.

Accordingly, the Defendants’ motion is DENIED.

An appropriate Order accompanies this Letter Opinion.

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