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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, October 25, 2013

Bossier City Man Sentenced To 37 Months In Prison For Counterfeiting $20 Bills In Apartment

SHREVEPORT, La. –United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced that Dakota Mallory Robinson, 25, of Bossier City, La., was sentenced Thursday before U.S. District Judge Tom Stagg to 37 months in prison and three years of supervised release for making counterfeit Federal Reserve notes.  Robinson pleaded guilty July 24, 2013.

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 February 8, 2013 revealed $2,020 worth of counterfeit $20 bills, a printer, uncut sheets of counterfeit $20 bills, and other related items.

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

Updated January 26, 2015