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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Judge Sentences Counterfeiter to 41 Months in Prison

PITTSBURGH – An Allegheny County resident has been sentenced in federal court to 41 months incarceration and three years of supervised release on his conviction of conspiracy and making counterfeit currency, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

Senior United States District Judge Gustave Diamond imposed the sentence on William Perry Bagley, 32, of Pittsburgh, Pa.

According to information presented to the court, from in and around May 2013 to June 20, 2013, Bagley made counterfeit currency and Bagley had others pass counterfeit currency on his behalf.

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 Bagley.

Updated June 2, 2016