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New York Man Admits to Passing Counterfeit Cash in Marshall County

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of West Virginia

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Travis Bayne, 32, of Brooklyn, New York, has admitted to using counterfeit money at several businesses in Marshall County.

According to court documents, Bayne passed several $20 counterfeit bills for purchases in October 2023.

Bayne faces up to 20 years in federal prison. A federal district court judge will determine any sentence after considering the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines and other statutory factors.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Jennifer Conklin is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government.

The United States Secret Service investigated.

U.S. Magistrate Judge James P. Mazzone presided.

Updated June 24, 2024