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Ad offering 'Legit counterfeit $$' leads to arrest

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http://www.floridatoday.com/story/news/crime/2015/04/13/online-ad-leads-arrest-counterfeit-charges/25704267/

 
 
 
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Ad offering 'Legit counterfeit $$' leads to arrest

FLORIDA TODAY5 days ago
 
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A Crimeline tip about an online ad promising "Legit Counterfeit $$" led to the arrest last week of a Merritt Island man on federal charges.

 

Tony Jerome Torbert Jr., 20, was charged with possession of counterfeit currency with intent to defraud, which carries a maximum 20-year sentence in federal prison. He was arraigned on Friday and released on bond.

According to a news release from the Brevard County Sheriff's Office, Crimeline received a tip in February about a person claiming to sell counterfeit currency in an online Craigslist ad with the heading "Legit Counterfeit $$."

The sheriff's office Economic Crimes Unit conducted three undercover purchases, and Torbert was arrested in the middle of a fourth sale.

 

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can criminals get any dumber lol?  and wasting away his life by getting 20 years in the slammer..

 
 
 

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LOL 

A criminal advertising his crime on craigslist... too funny.

It's good he got caught, someone that stupid is probably a danger.

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Yeah,  they busted him with all the goods, printer,  paper,  computer,  all of it.  xD

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