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July 13, 2007 - United States Attorney Patrick L. Meehan today announced the filing of an Information* charging defendant Jardenson Castro with six counts of passing counterfeit currency, all in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 472. The defendant passed approximately $6,000 in counterfeit $100 bills at various Western Union stores located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Defendant Castro faces a maximum penalty of 120 years in prison, 3 years of supervised release, a $1.5 million fine and a $600 special assessment.


DEFENDANT


ADDRESS


AGE [Date of Birth]

Jardenson Castro
Philadelphia, PA
26

The case was investigated by the United States Secret Service, and has been assigned to Assistant United States Attorney Leo R. Tsao.


UNITED STATES ATTORNEY'S OFFICE
EASTERN DISTRICT, PENNSYLVANIA
Suite 1250, 615 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Contact:
RICH MANIERI
Media Contact
215.861.8525

*An Indictment or Information is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

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