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Lithia, Georgia, Man Sentenced To 40 Months, $148,000 Restitution For Possession Of Counterfeit Securities

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Oklahoma

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, was sentenced to 40 months imprisonment, followed by 36 months of supervised release for POSSESSION OF COUNTERFEIT SECURITIES, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 513(a).   The defendant was also ordered to pay $148,975.03 in restitution.

The charge arose from an investigation by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol and the United States Secret Service.  The defendant pled guilty in April, 2015.

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 Ronald A. White, District Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, presided over the hearing.  The defendant will remain in the custody of the United States Marshal Service pending transportation to the designated federal facility at which he will serve his nonparolable sentence.

Assistant United States Attorney Rob Wallace represented the United States.

Updated February 4, 2016

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