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

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Seattle Woman Pleads Guilty to Counterfeiting Charges

PITTSBURGH, PA -- A resident of Seattle, Washington pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of conspiracy to make, deal, possess, pass, buy, sell, and transfer counterfeit currency both overseas and in the United States as well as to charges of dealing in counterfeit obligations or securities of the U.S. United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

Jeremy J. Miller, a/k/a Sinner, who is now Kate Miller, 31, pleaded guilty to two counts before United States District Judge Mark Hornak.

Judge Hornak scheduled sentencing for May 5, 2016 at 9:30 a.m.. The law provides for a total sentence of 45 years in prison, a fine of $750,000, or both. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed is based upon the seriousness of the offenses and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

Pending sentencing, the court continued bond.

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

The United States Secret Service, U.S. Postal Service, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation conducted the investigation that led to the prosecution of Miller.

Financial Fraud
Updated January 27, 2016