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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Oklahoma

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, April 23, 2015

Lithia Georgia Man Pleads Guilty To Possession Of Counterfeit Securities

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced today that TORY DERREL LARKINS, age 30, of Lithia, Georgia, pled guilty to POSSESSION OF COUNTERFEIT SECURITIES, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 513(a), punishable by not more than 10 years imprisonment, a fine of up to $250,000.00 or both.

The charge arose from an investigation by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol and the United States Secret Service.

The Indictment alleges that on or about October 9, 2014, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, TORY DERREL LARKINS, defendant herein, knowingly possessed counterfeit securities, to wit: counterfeit checks purported to be genuine checks of MTW Creations, LLC, drawn on an account at Bank of America, an organization which operates in interstate commerce, with intent to deceive another.

The Honorable Kimberly E. West, Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, accepted the guilty plea and ordered the completion of a presentence report.  Sentencing will be scheduled following its completion.  The defendant will remain in the custody of the United States Marshal Service pending sentencing.

Assistant United States Attorney Chris Wilson represented the United States.

Updated April 29, 2015