Kittanning Woman Pleads Guilty In Counterfeit Currency Scheme
PITTSBURGH, Pa. ‑ A resident of Kittanning, Pa., pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of conspiracy, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.
KimberlyA. Faber, 31, pleaded guilty to one count before Senior United States District Judge Maurice B. Cohill.
In connection with the guilty plea, the court was advised that Faber conspired to, and did, manufacture and pass thousands of dollars of counterfeit currency at various stores throughout the district during the period of March 2009 through May 2009.
Judge Cohill scheduled sentencing on July 14, 2011 at 11:00 a.m The law provides for a maximum total sentence of five years in prison, a fine of $250,000, or both. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed is based upon the seriousness of the offense and the criminal history, if any, of the defendant.
Pending sentencing, the court continued Faber on bond.
Assistant United States Attorney James T. Kitchen is prosecuting this case on behalf of the government.
The United States Secret Service conducted the investigation that led to the prosecution of Faber.