New York Man Sentenced to Two Years
for Counterfeit Currency Offenses
Contact: Julia M. Lipez
Assistant United States Attorney
Tel: (207) 780-3257
Portland, Maine: United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that
Jamal Bradberry, 36, of New York, was sentenced yesterday by Judge George Z. Singal in
U.S. District Court in Portland to 2 years imprisonment for conspiring to pass and passing
counterfeit currency. Bradberry was also ordered to pay over $13,000 in restitution. Bradberry
pled guilty to the charges on September 21, 2012.
Court records reveal that between October 2011 and January 2012, Bradberry and his
co-conspirators passed counterfeit $100 bills at several retail stores in southern Maine and
northern New Hampshire. On several occasions, they returned the merchandise purchased with
counterfeit money and received real money from the stores in exchange.
On February 12, 2013, one of Bradberry’s co-conspirators, Brittany Wildes of
Westbrook, Maine, was sentenced by Judge Singal to 1½ years imprisonment. Wildes was
convicted on November 2, 2012, of conspiracy to pass counterfeit currency after a four-day jury
The investigation that led to today’s proceeding was conducted by the United States
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