BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore man who pleaded guilty to selling and using counterfeit money has been sentenced to more than three years in prison.
Prosecutors say 33-year-old Robert Johnson was sentenced Wednesday in Baltimore to 41 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release. Johnson was also ordered to pay restitution to victims but the exact amount has not yet been determined.READ MORE: Cody Boothe, 26, Charged In April Triple Shooting In Southeast Baltimore
According to Johnson’s guilty plea, he sold batches of the money to co-conspirators. He also used the money at stores, sometimes using fake $50 and $100 bills for items that cost far less and would receive real money in change.READ MORE: Mount Airy Man Clifton Beck Found After Days Missing In Grand Canyon
A judge on Wednesday determined that the total loss as a result of Johnson’s actions was over $30,000.MORE NEWS: Baltimore Woman Jamerria Hall, Accused Of Killing Her Two Children, Found Incompetent To Stand Trial
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