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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, May 31, 2018

Duquesne Woman Sentenced to Probation, Ordered to Pay Restitution, for Passing Counterfeit Cash

PITSBURGH, Pa. – An Allegheny County resident has been sentenced in federal court to three years of probation and ordered to pay $9,570.00 in restitution on her conviction of conspiracy and passing and uttering counterfeit money, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today.

United States District Judge Nora Barry Fischer imposed the sentence on Destiny S. Dayton, 21, of Duquesne, PA.

According to information presented to the court, Dayton conspired and passed counterfeit $100, $50, and $20 FRNs throughout the Western District of Pennsylvania..

Assistant United States Attorney Shardul S. Desai prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

United States Attorney Brady commended the United States Secret Service for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Dayton.

Topic(s): 
Financial Fraud
Updated May 31, 2018