JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that two men were indicted by a federal grand jury today, in separate and unrelated cases, for possessing counterfeit $50 and $100 bills.
USA v. McCuiston
Kevin Glenn McCuiston, 36, of Moberly, Mo., was charged with possessing counterfeit bills in an indictment returned by a federal grand jury in Jefferson City, Mo.
Today’s indictment alleges that McCuiston was in possession of 49 counterfeit $50 bills on Dec. 6, 2013.
USA v. Busey
Jackie L. Busey, 28, of St. Joseph, Mo., was charged in a two-count indictment returned by a federal grand jury in Jefferson City, Mo.
Today’s indictment alleges that Busey attempted to pass a counterfeit $50 bill in Boone County, Mo., on Oct. 25, 2012. Busey is also charged with possessing 74 counterfeit $50 bills and 17 counterfeit $100 bills on the same day. Busey was arrested near the Fieldhouse Bar in Columbia, Mo.
These cases are being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Lauren E. Kummerer. They were investigated by the U.S. Secret Service, the Missouri State Highway Patrol and the Columbia, Mo., Police Department.Dickinson cautioned that the charges contained in these indictments are simply accusations, and not evidence of guilt. Evidence supporting the charges must be presented to a federal trial jury, whose duty is to determine guilt or innocence.