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New York Woman Admits to Counterfeit Purchases in Wetzel County

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

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Tanisha Bynoe, 36, of Brooklyn, New York, has admitted to uttering counterfeit obligations.

According to court documents, Bynoe was passing counterfeit bills at businesses in Wetzel County.

Bynoe 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.

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Updated June 17, 2024