Illinois Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Passing Counterfeit United States Currency and Attempted Passing Counterfeit United States Currency
United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Fort Pierre, South Dakota man has been indicted by a federal grand jury.
Brent Flood, age 23, was indicted by a federal grand jury on February 13, 2013 for Failure to Appear. Flood appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on February 25, 2013 and pled not guilty to the indictment. The maximum penalty upon conviction is 5 years of imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, or both; 3 years of supervised release and an additional 2 years of supervised release upon revocation. Restitution and a $100 special assessment may also be ordered. The charge is merely an accusation, and Flood is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
The investigation is being conducted by the U.S. Marshals Service and Assistant U.S. Attorney Kathryn N. Rich is prosecuting the case. Flood was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshal. A trial date has not been set.