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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of West Virginia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, August 11, 2016

Ohio man pled guilty to possessing counterfeit money

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA –Donald R. Jordan, 26, of Galloway, Ohio pled guilty to possession of counterfeit money, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced.

Jordan was found in possession of two counterfeit one hundred dollar bills, one counterfeit fifty dollar bill, and two counterfeit twenty dollar bills in Harrison County, WV. 

He pled guilty to one count of “Possessing Counterfeit Obligations and Securities.” He faces up to twenty years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed will be based upon the seriousness of the offenses and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.
 
Assistant U.S. Attorney Andy R. Cogar and Sarah W. Montoro prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The United States Secret Service investigated.

U.S. District Judge Irene M. Keeley presided.

Updated August 11, 2016