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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, March 29, 2017

North Carolina Man Sentenced to Prison for Reshipping Counterfeit Currency

PITTSBURGH - A resident of Raeford, North Carolina, has been sentenced in federal court to one year and one day on his conviction of conspiracy and transferring counterfeit currency, Acting United States Attorney Soo C. Song announced today.

United States District Judge Mark R. Hornak imposed the sentence on Robert T. Dent, a/k/a Bullionaire, 31, of Raeford, NC.

According to information presented to the court, Dent was a reshipper in the United States for the distribution of Ugandan manufactured counterfeit currency that was being sold online by an individual using the moniker Willy Clock.

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

Acting United States Attorney Song commended the United States Secret Service, assisted by U.S. Postal Service and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Dent.

Updated March 30, 2017