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Baldwin Twp. Woman Sentenced to 33 Months in Prison for Making, Dealing Counterfeit Cash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 1, 2013

PITTSBURGH - A Pittsburgh woman has been sentenced in federal court to 33 months in prison, three years of supervised release and payment of restitution on her conviction of conspiracy to make counterfeit United States currency, making counterfeit United States currency, and dealing in counterfeit United States currency, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

United States District Judge Mark R. Hornak imposed the sentence on Danielle L. Jones, 40, as the sole defendant.

According to information presented to the court, Jones was charged with conspiracy, the making of counterfeit currency, and the dealing in counterfeit currency during the period June 21, 2012, through June 24, 2012.

Assistant United States Attorney Shardul S. Desai prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

U.S. Attorney Hickton commended the United States Secret Service for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Jones.

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