OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF WEST VIRGINIA
William J. Ihlenfeld, II
UNITED STATES ATTORNEY
1125 Chapline Street, Federal Building, Suite 3000 ● Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 234-0100 ● Contact: Chris Zumpetta-Parr, Public Affairs Specialist
January 14, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
New York Woman Pleads Guilty to Casino Scam
MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA - A 29-year old Jamaica, New York, resident entered a plea of guilty in United States District Court in Martinsburg after fraudulently obtaining cash at the Hollywood Casino in Charles Town, West Virginia.
United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced that REBECCA HILL entered a plea of guilty to “Use of a Counterfeit Access Device” at the casino in Charles Town when HILL, in 2010, presented photographic identification along with a counterfeit credit card in order to obtain a cash advance of $1,000. As part of her plea, HILL is required to make restitution in the amount of $31,000 to the casino. HILL, who is on bond pending sentencing, faces up to 10 years imprisonment and a fine of $250,000.
The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Thomas O. Mucklow and was investigated by the West Virginia State Police and United States Secret Service.
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