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Mobile County Man Sentenced To 8 Months For Possession Of Counterfeit Currency

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of Alabama

The United States Attorney Kenyen Brown announces that Ronald C. Howard, Jr, a 45 year old resident of Theodore, Alabama was sentenced today to 8 months incarceration followed by three years of supervised release for possession of counterfeit currency.

On July 21, 2015, Mr. Howard pled guilty pursuant to a plea agreement that noted he was found in the possession of approximately $2000 worth of counterfeit currency and a laser jet printer used to manufacture the counterfeit currency and for attempting to pass counterfeit $20 bills in the area along with a cohort. Mr. Howard agreed to and did forfeit the printer as a facility of his illegal activity.

Special agents of the United States Secret Service investigated the case and presented it to the U.S. Attorney's Office for prosecution. The prosecutor assigned to the case is Assistant United States Attorney, Gina S. Vann.

Updated November 23, 2015