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For Immediate Release

December 07, 2011 Lynzey Donahue, U.S. Marshals Service (202) 307-9075;
Motley’s Richmond Auto Auction (804) 232-7355
Convicted Fraudster Linda Tribby’s Personal Property Being Auctioned

Washington – Several pieces of construction equipment formerly belonging to convicted fraudster Linda Tribby are being sold via a live and online auction in Richmond, Va., Friday at 10 a.m. The property, which consists of a Bobcat front loader, a Kubota tractor and a Bobcat snow blade, was seized and forfeited in connection with the criminal conviction of Tribby, who pleaded guilty to one count of bank fraud in March.

The auction will be conducted by Motley’s Richmond Auto Auction on behalf of the U.S. Marshals Service at 3800 Deepwater Terminal Rd., Richmond, Va., 23234.

Tribby used a scheme to defraud a bank, acquiring proceeds in excess of $14 million. She is currently serving seven years in a Connecticut federal prison and has been ordered to pay more than $8 million in restitution to Wells Fargo Bank in Purcellville, Va.

The following vehicles, formerly belonging to Tribby, were sold via earlier U.S. Marshals auctions:

  • 2009 Cadillac CTS – sold for $23,500 on Dec. 2
  • 2010 Chrysler 300C – sold for $22,600 on Nov. 18
  • 2003 Chevrolet Super Sport Roadster Convertible – sold for $17,600 on Nov. 18
  • 2004 Dodge Sport Caravan – sold for $6,100 on Nov. 18
  • 2000 Chevrolet Silverado Truck – sold for $5,000 on Nov. 18

Proceeds from the sale of Tribby’s former assets will be deposited into the U.S. Department of Justice Asset Forfeiture fund to compensate victims of the crime.

For more information on the auction, go

The U.S. Marshals Service is responsible for managing and selling seized and forfeited properties acquired by federal criminals through illegal activities. Proceeds generated from asset sales are used to compensate victims, supplement funding for law enforcement initiatives and support community programs.

Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at



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