1-14-13 New York woman pleads guilty to casino scamLatest Headlines Monday, January 14th, 2013 Would you like to receive e-mail alerts when we have breaking news? Click here!
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MARTINSBURG — A 29-year-old Jamaica, New York, resident entered a plea of guilty in United States District Court in Martinsburg after fraudulently obtaining cash at the Hollywood Casino in Charles Town, W.Va.
United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced that Rebecca Hill entered a plea of guilty to “Use of a Counterfeit Access Device” at the casino in Charles Town when Hill, in 2010, presented photographic identification along with a counterfeit credit card in order to obtain a cash advance of $1,000. As part of her plea, Hill is required to make restitution in the amount of $31,000 to the casino. Hill, who is on bond pending sentencing, faces up to 10 years imprisonment and a fine of $250,000.
The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Thomas O. Mucklow and was investigated by the West Virginia State Police and United States Secret Service.