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Defendant Pleads Guilty to Counterfeiting Charges

January 10, 2013

Contact Person: Bill Day (803) 929-3000

Columbia, South Carolina ---- United States Attorney Bill Nettles stated today that Kamesha Daniele Dolly, age 28, of Conway, South Carolina, has entered a guilty plea in federal court in Florence, to conspiracy to make, possess, and pass counterfeit Federal Reserve Notes, a violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 371. United States District Judge R. Bryan Harwell of Florence accepted the plea and will impose sentence after he has reviewed the presentence report which will be prepared by the U.S. Probation Office.

Evidence presented at the change of plea hearing established that Dolly was involved in the making, possessing, and passing of counterfeit Federal Reserve Notes from July 2010 until March 2012, in the Lake City, South Carolina, area. A search conducted at Dolly’s residence resulted in the discovery of counterfeit Federal Reserve Notes.

Mr. Nettles stated the maximum penalty Dolly can receive is a fine of $250,000.00 and/or imprisonment for 5 years, plus a special assessment of $100.00.

The case was investigated by the Lake City Police Department and agents of the United States Secret Service. Assistant United States Attorney William E. Day, II, of the Florence office handled the case.

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