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19-year-old pleads guilty to counterfeiting

The Tribune-Review
| Wednesday, February 15, 2006 12:00 a.m

A Washington County man faces a maximum sentence of up to five years in prison after pleading guilty in federal court to counterfeiting charges.

Patrick Marinelli, 19, of 312 Reliance Ave., West Brownsville, pleaded guilty to a charge of conspiracy to make and pass counterfeit money.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Luke Dembosky said Tuesday that Marinelli was part of a group of people in the area that manufactured and passed counterfeit money in July and August 2004.

Marinelli will be sentenced May 17. Besides up to five years in prison, he faces a fine of up to $250,000, or both.

Special Agent Benjamin Full of the U.S. Secret Service conducted the investigation leading to Marinelli’s indictment.

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