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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Wheeling Woman Sentenced To Probation For Counterfeit Currency Conspiracy

PITTSBURGH – A resident of Wheeling, West Virginia, has been sentenced in federal court to two years probation and restitution on her conviction of conspiracy to pass counterfeit United States currency, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

Senior United States District Judge Maurice B. Cohill imposed the sentence on Senteria Nightengale, 42.

According to information presented to the court, Nightengale engaged in a conspiracy to pass counterfeit U.S. currency on Jan. 12, 2013.

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 Nightengale.

Updated July 14, 2015