Texas Couple Accused of $500,000 in Fake Currency

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HOUSTON (AP) - A Texas husband and wife have been accused of
passing $500,000 in fake money in grocery stores, tanning salons
and other Houston-area businesses.

A detention hearing is scheduled Thursday for 34-year-old Synaca Thomas and 25-year-old Brittany Jordan of Cypress.

Federal prosecutors say Thomas and Jordan allegedly obtained real $5 bills that they reprinted as counterfeit $100 bills.

Thomas and Jordan have been charged with conspiracy to counterfeit currency, making counterfeit currency and passing counterfeit currency. Thomas is also charged with two counts of
being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm.

The five-count indictment was returned June 23 and unsealed Wednesday after the couple's arrest. Details were not immediately available on attorneys for the pair.



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