LIVINGSTON PARISH, LA (WAFB) - A man and woman have been sentenced to federal prison on counterfeiting charges.
According to the US Attorney's Office, Philip Slay, 28, of Denham Springs, and Brandi Robinson, 29, of Livingston, were convicted of conspiring to counterfeit money.
US District Judge John W. deGravlles sentenced Slay to 40 months in prison and ordered him to serve three years of supervised release. Robinson was sentenced to 15 months in prison and also ordered to serve three years of supervised release.
"Counterfeiting is not a victimless crime," said US Attorney Walt Green. "My office will continue to work with the US Secret Service and our other federal, state and local partners to help ensure that we protect citizens and businesses from criminals who circulate counterfeit money in our community."
The case was investigated by the US Secret Service with assistance from the Denham Springs Police Department was and tried by Assistant US Attorney Jessica M.P. Thornhill.