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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Western District of Louisiana

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, July 25, 2013

Bossier City Man Pleads Guilty To Cunterfeiting $20 Bills In Apartment

SHREVEPORT, La. –United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced that Dakota Mallory Robinson, 24, of Bossier City, La., pleaded guilty Wednesday before U.S. District Judge Tom Stagg to making counterfeit Federal Reserve notes.
           
According to evidence presented at the guilty plea, a duplex manager called the Bossier City Police Department to report that a maintenance worker had observed Robinson making counterfeit money in his apartment with the door open to the public. A search of the apartment Feb. 8, 2013 revealed $2,020 worth of counterfeit $20 bills, a printer, uncut sheets of counterfeit $20 bills, and other related items.

Robinson faces up to 20 years in prison, three years of supervised release, and a fine of $250,000 for the charge. A sentencing date of Oct. 24, 2013 was set.

The U.S. Secret Service, Shreveport Office, and the Bossier City Police Department conducted the investigation.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Brandon B. Brown is prosecuting the case.

Updated January 26, 2015