Miffin County man sentenced for passing counterfeit cash

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – A Mifflin County man is going to prison for passing counterfeit $100 bills.

Mohammed Abughaniyeh, 31, of Laury’s Station, was sentenced to 10 months behind bars by U.S. District Court Judge Yvette Kane.

He pleaded guilty in September.

Federal prosecutors said from October 2013 to November 2013, Abughaniyeh passed counterfeit cash at businesses and fruit stands, mostly in Mifflin County.

He bought small items to get genuine money in exchange.

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