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Elizabeth, Pa., Man Sentenced to a Year in Prison for Making Counterfeit Currency

October 16, 2013

PITTSBURGH - A resident of Elizabeth, Pa., has been sentenced in federal court to one year and one day on his conviction of conspiracy to make counterfeit United States currency and making counterfeit United States currency, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

United States District Judge Mark R. Hornak imposed the sentence on Justin S. Holliday, 29, of as the sole defendant.

According to information presented to the court, Holliday was charged with conspiracy and the making of 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 Holliday.

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