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Jury Convicts Man Of Possession Of Counterfeit U.S. Currency

September 20, 2012


Defendants Agree to Serve Seven-Year and 21-Month Prison Sentences

               Concord, New Hampshire – Anthony Silva, of Hooksett, New Hampshire, has been convicted following a two day jury trial in United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire of possession of counterfeit United States currency, announced United States Attorney John P. Kacavas.

            On April 18, 2012, a federal grand jury returned a superseding indictment charging that Silva knowingly kept in his possession and concealed, with intent to defraud, a number of counterfeit ten and twenty dollar bills having a fraudulent face value of just over $3,000.

            Silva is free on bond pending his sentencing, which is currently scheduled for January 3, 2013, at 2:00 P.M.

This case was investigated by the United States Secret Service and the Derry Police Department and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Alfred Rubega.






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