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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of South Carolina

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Federal Grand Jury Indictments

Contact Person: Beth Drake (803) 929-3000

Columbia, South Carolina ---- United States Attorney Bill Nettles stated today that a Federal Grand Jury in Charleston, South Carolina, returned Indictment(s) against the following:

Goose Creek Man Indicted for Child Pornography
Matthew Bormann, age 28, of Goose Creek, was charged in a 1-count Indictment with Possession of Child Pornography, a violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 2252A.  The maximum penalty that Bormann could receive is 20 years imprisonment.  The case was investigated by agents of the Department of Homeland Security and is assigned to Assistant United States Attorney Rhett DeHart of the Charleston office for prosecution.

Walterboro Men Indicted for Counterfeiting
Johnathan Needham, age 27, Kerry Needham, age 52, Kerry Canady, age 26, and Dustin Beach, age 20, all of Walterboro, were charged in a 2 -count Indictment with Making and Passing Counterfeit Currency, a violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 471 and 472.  The maximum penalty that Needham, Needham, Canady, and Beach could receive is 20 years imprisonment.  The case was investigated by agents of the United States Secret Service and the Colleton County Sheriff=s Office and is assigned to Assistant United States Attorney Rhett DeHart of the Charleston office for prosecution.

The United States Attorney stated that all charges in these Indictments are merely accusations and that all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.










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