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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Western District of Louisiana

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, May 22, 2014

Bossier City Man Sentenced To 18 Months In Prison For Production And Sale Of Counterfeit U.S. Money

 

SHREVEPORT, La. –United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced today that Corey Crosby, 23, of Bossier City, La., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Donald E. Walter, to 18 months in prison for making and selling counterfeit Federal Reserve notes.

According to evidence presented at the guilty plea on February 21, 2014, Crosby was identified as the seller and manufacturer of counterfeit money in the Shreveport/Bossier City area in June of 2013.  He sold the counterfeit money and uncut sheets of counterfeit money in denominations of $100, $20, and $10.  Investigators matched Crosby’s fingerprints to a printer used to manufacture the counterfeit notes. Crosby was previously convicted on state charges in Caddo Parish for forgery in November of 2012.

The U.S. Secret Service - Shreveport Office, Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office, Shreveport Police Department, and Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office conducted the investigation.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Brandon B. Brown prosecuted the case.

Updated February 29, 2016