Kishore Babu Ammisetti, 31, a citizen of India, was sentenced Wednesday to 28 months of imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release, for operating a “provisional credit” scheme, according to a press release from John Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut.
Ammisetti stole at least $860,000 from approximately 500 victims, the release stated. He often operated this scheme while staying at casino hotels in Connecticut.
Ammisetti has been detained since his arrest on January 25, 2019. On April 17, 2019, he pleaded guilty to one count of bank fraud.
According the release, Ammisetti used Facebook Marketplace and other media to victimize individuals, primarily of Indian decent, who advertised items for sale or rooms…