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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Highland Park Man Sentenced to Probation with Home Detention for Passing Counterfeit $100’s at Target

PITTSBURGH, PA. - A resident of Pittsburgh has been sentenced in federal court to four years of probation with eight months of home detention and ordered to pay $16,700.00 in restitution on his conviction of passing and uttering counterfeit money, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today.

United States District Judge Cathy Bisson imposed the sentence on Peter A. Maiolo, Jr., 42, of 6060 Jackson Street, Pittsburgh, PA.

According to information presented to the court, Maiolo passed counterfeit $100 Federal Reserve Notes at Target stores in 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 Maiolo.

Topic(s): 
Financial Fraud
Updated June 6, 2018