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Duval County Man Sentenced To Prison In Counterfeit Currency Investigation

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Middle District of Florida

Jacksonville, Florida – U.S. District Judge Marcia Morales Howard has sentenced Steven Timothy Jolly (41, Jacksonville) to 30 months in federal prison for manufacturing counterfeit currency. The court also ordered Jolly to forfeit computer media used in the production of counterfeit Federal Reserve notes. Jolly had pleaded guilty on October 9, 2018.

According to court documents, in January 2018, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office investigated a home in Duval County associated with the sale of methamphetamine. The following month, law enforcement officers executed a search warrant at the home. Jolly and others were present at the time the search warrant was executed. During the search of the home, the officers located, among other items, drug paraphernalia, a firearm, uncut sheets of counterfeit Federal Reserve notes, counterfeit Federal Reserve notes, and computer media. Subsequent investigation by the United States Secret Service – Jacksonville Field Office determined that Jolly had used the computer media to manufacture counterfeit Federal Reserve notes.  

This case was investigated by the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office and United States Secret Service - Jacksonville Field Office. It was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Kevin C. Frein.

Updated February 26, 2019

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