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Illinois Woman Sentenced to Probation for Using Counterfeit Credit Cards

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Western District of Pennsylvania

PITTSBURGH - A resident of Bolingbrook, Illinois, has been sentenced in federal court to a term of three years of probation and restitution in the amount of $25,310.26 on her conviction of conspiracy and using unauthorized access devices, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

Senior United States District Judge Donetta W. Ambrose imposed the sentence on Monique S. Morris, 33, of Bolingbrook, Illionois.

According to information presented to the court, on or about August 9, 2013, Morris used counterfeit credit cards to make purchases in excess of $1,000 at a high-end Pittsburgh retail store.

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

U.S. Attorney Hickton commended the United States Secret Service for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Morris.

Updated March 21, 2016