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U.S. Attorney’s Office
Western District of Pennsylvania

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

New York Man Sentenced For Conspiring To Pass Counterfeit Currency In Western Pennsylvania

PITTSBURGH - A New York resident has been sentenced in federal court to five years probation, which includes 10 months of home detention with electronic monitoring, on his conviction of conspiracy and passing counterfeit currency, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

United States District Judge Mark R. Hornak imposed the sentence on Sean R. Marroquin, 26.

According to information presented to the court, Marroquin conspired to pass counterfeit currency in the Western District of Pennsylvania on or about March 9, 2013.

Assistant United States Attorney Shardul S. Desai prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

U.S. Attorney Hickton commended the United States Secret Service for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Marroquin.

Updated July 14, 2015