- Associated Press - Thursday, May 19, 2016

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) - A Sioux City man accused of using counterfeit money at several local businesses has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.

The Sioux City Journal (https://bit.ly/25bR2Um ) reports that 38-year-old Fernando Morales pleaded guilty Monday to one count of forgery with a habitual offender enhancement. Six counts of forgery and one count of fourth-degree theft and one count of commission of a specified unlawful activity were dismissed as part of the plea agreement.

Court documents say Morales passed counterfeit bills at six businesses from Aug. 26 to Sept. 27.

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Information from: Sioux City Journal, https://www.siouxcityjournal.com


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