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Orleans Man Indicted for Making Counterfeit Cash

Last updated on Thursday, September 15, 2011

(ORLEANS) - An Orleans man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for making and using counterfeit money.

The indictment alleges that between August 1 and August 16, Coleman Maple,26,made counterfeit $50 and $10 Federal Reserve Notes by copying genuine United States Currency.

The indictment also alleges that Maple purchased goods using one or more of the counterfeit $50 bills.

If convicted, maples faces up to 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. An initial hearing will be scheduled in New Albany, Indiana.

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