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Former Dauphin County residents indicted for production of fraudulent indentification documents

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 12, 2011

     The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced today that a 65-year-old former resident of Dauphin County and his 71-year-old wife have been charged with the possession and unlawful production of fraudulent identification documents.

     According to United States Attorney Peter J. Smith, Richard and Susan Hallock, were charged in a four-count indictment by a federal grand jury in Harrisburg yesterday.

     The indictment alleges that on May 31, 2006, Richard and Susan Hallock did knowingly produce and possess a document making implement or authentication feature with the intent to produce false identification documents.

     If convicted, Richard and Susan Hallock each face a maximum sentence of up to 30 years’ imprisonment and a $500,000 fine.

     This investigation was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Pennsylvania State Police. It is being prosecuted by Special Assistant United States Attorney Brian G. McDonnell.

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