Federal grand jury hands down indictments against Charleston, St. Stephen men

A Charleston man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for charges of wire fraud and making a false statement on a loan application, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

Robert C. Jordan, 64, is facing up to 30 years in prison and a fine of up to $1 million for the six-count indictment against him, a media release states. The case was investigated by the FBI.

Jerome Ravenell, 58, of St. Stephen also was indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury on one count of theft of government property, according to the media release.

He faces up to 10 years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000. The case was investigated by the Social Security Administration.

Both cases have been assigned to Assistant U.S. Attorney Rhett DeHart, of the Charleston office, for prosecution.

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