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Baltimore Man Pleads Guilty To Counterfeit Checks Charge

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BALTIMORE (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a Baltimore man has pleaded guilty to plotting to possess counterfeit checks and possessing child pornography.

Tyrone Jackson, 52, entered the plea Friday. He will be sentenced March 1.

According to a plea agreement, Customs and Border Protection seized a package addressed to Jackson at BWI which contained 80 envelopes with counterfeit checks totaling nearly $500,000. Jackson says he was supposed to re-mail the checks.

When authorities were searching Jackson’s apartment, they found hundreds of videos and images depicting child pornography on his computers and digital media.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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