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Local Man Pleads Guilty to Counterfeit Check Charges

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 22, 2013

St. Louis, MO - KENTON BINKHOLDER, St. Louis, admitted with his plea to producing checks of a phony company and passing them in the St. Louis area in July of 2012.

Binkholder appeared before U.S. District Judge Rodney W. Sippel and is in custody awaiting sentencing.  Sentencing has been set for July 18, 2013.

This charge carries a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and/or a fine up to $250,000. 

The case was investigated by the St. Louis Police Department and the U.S. Secret Service.  Assistant United States Attorney Tom Albus is handling the case for the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

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