Terreton Woman Indicted for Passing Counterfeit Checks at Ft. Hall Casino
POCATELLO – Tiffany Horning, 25, of Terreton, Idaho, was indicted today by a federal grand jury in Pocatello for uttering counterfeit checks, U.S. Attorney Wendy J. Olson announced.
The indictment alleges that from on or about May 22 to May 24, 2010, Horning knowingly uttered and possessed two counterfeited and forged securities of Walker Farms, Inc., for approximately $1,345. Horning cashed the counterfeit checks at the Sage Hill Casino, which is located on the Fort Hall Reservation.
The charge is punishable by up to ten years in prison, a maximum fine of $250,000, and up to three years of supervised release.
The case was investigated by Fort Hall Police.
An indictment is a means of charging a person with criminal activity. It is not evidence. The person is presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.
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