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U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of California

Monday, August 1, 2016

Clovis Man Sentenced To More Than Two And A Half Years For Counterfeiting U.S. Currency And Possessing Unauthorized Access Devices

FRESNO, Calif. — Larry Landseadal, 45, of Clovis, was sentenced today by United States District Judge Lawrence J. O'Neill to more than two and a half years in prison for counterfeiting U.S. currency and possessing unauthorized access devices for use in identity theft, Acting United States Attorney Phillip A. Talbert announced.

According to court documents, Landseadal possessed the personal information of approximately 260 individuals, including their names, social security numbers, and other personal identifying information. Landseadal used the information to open credit card accounts in victims’ names and to purchase goods.  Landseadal also unlawfully produced and possessed counterfeit U.S. currency in denominations up to $100.

This case is the product of an investigation by the United States Secret Service, the Clovis Police Department, and the Fresno Police Department. Assistant United States Attorney Henry Z. Carbajal III prosecuted the case.

Identity Theft
Updated August 1, 2016