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Turtle Creek Man Sentenced for Passing Counterfeit Cash

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

PITTSBURGH, Pa. - A resident of Turtle Creek, PA, has been sentenced in federal court to three years of probation and ordered to pay $9,570.00 in restitution on his conviction of conspiracy and passing and uttering counterfeit money, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today.

United States District Judge Nora Barry Fischer imposed the sentence on Edward J. Botti, 34.

According to information presented to the court, Botti conspired and passed counterfeit $100, $50, and $20 FRNs throughout 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 Botti.

Updated June 17, 2019

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