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Circumstantial Evidence Proves Counterfeiting (access required)

The Court of Appeals affirms defendant’s conviction for possessing 20 counterfeit  bills with intent to use them to pay gambling trip expenses; the evidence as a whole shows knowledge and intent—the bills were obviously fraudulent; their quantity, segregation, defendant’s lack of employment and travel destination all support intent to pass the counterfeit money as true. In ...