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 Mission, South Dakota woman has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Second Degree Burglary and Larceny.
Victoria Brown, age 19, was indicted by a federal grand jury on February 13, 2013. She appeared before United States Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on March 22, 2013 and pled not guilty to the indictment. The maximum penalty upon conviction is up to 15 years’ in custody, a $250,000 fine, or both; 3 years of supervised release; and a $100 Special Assessment. Restitution may also be ordered.
The charge is merely an accusation and Brown is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. The investigation is being conducted by the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services. Assistant U.S. Attorney Timothy M. Maher is prosecuting the case.
Brown was released on bond pending trial. A trial date has been set for April 30, 2013.