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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Lansdowne Man Charged With Counterfeiting

Keith Scutching, 35, Lansdowne, PA, was charged by indictment, unsealed yesterday, with two counts of dealing in counterfeit currency, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger.

If convicted, the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of 40 years in prison, a three-year period of supervised release, a $500,000 fine, a $200 special assessment, and the imposition of full restitution.

The case was investigated by the United States Secret Service and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Patrick J. Murray.

Click here to view the indictment

An Indictment is an accusation.  A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

UNITED STATES ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, EASTERN DISTRICTof PENNSYLVANIA
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PATTY HARTMAN, Media Contact, 215-861-8525

Updated December 15, 2014