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Pittsburgh Man Gets Time-Served Sentence of 9 Months Incarceration for Passing Forged Checks

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 7, 2013

PITTSBURGH, Pa. - A resident of Allegheny County has been sentenced in federal court to a nine month, time-served sentence on his conviction of making and uttering counterfeit and forged checks of an organization, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

United States District Judge Joy Flowers Conti imposed the sentence on Darryl Kennedy, 46, of Pittsburgh, Pa.

According to the information presented to the court, from Sept. 22, 2011 through Oct. 3, 2011, Kennedy negotiated counterfeit checks.

Assistant United States Attorney Gregory C. Melucci prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

U.S. Attorney Hickton commended the United States Postal Inspection Service, the United States Secret Service and the Financial Crimes Task Force of Western Pennsylvania for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Darryl Kennedy.

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