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Sixth suspect in counterfeit cash ring in custody

Hutchinson is one of six suspects named in a federal indictment that details a scheme to pass counterfeit currency to businesses in and around the Pine Belt. (Photo source: Wayne County Sheriff's Dept.) Hutchinson is one of six suspects named in a federal indictment that details a scheme to pass counterfeit currency to businesses in and around the Pine Belt. (Photo source: Wayne County Sheriff's Dept.)
Kimberly Lynn Hutchinson (Photo source: Wayne County Sheriff's Department) Kimberly Lynn Hutchinson (Photo source: Wayne County Sheriff's Department)
WAYNE COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -

Another suspect wanted in connection to a counterfeit cash ring in Wayne County has been arrested and turned over to the U.S. Secret Service.

Sheriff Jody Ashley said Kimberly Lynn Hutchinson was arrested at a friend’s house in Wayne County on Monday afternoon. Hutchinson was turned over to federal authorities Tuesday morning.

Hutchinson is one of six suspects named in a federal indictment that details a scheme to pass counterfeit currency to businesses in and around the Pine Belt.

6 indicted in Wayne Co. counterfeit ring

Below is a list of suspects charged in the case, as well as the charges they face:

  • Richard Bryan Crabtree: One count of conspiracy and six counts of passing counterfeit obligations
  • Richard Cochran: One count of conspiracy
  • Katie Ashley Dubose Tate: One count of conspiracy and three counts of passing counterfeit obligations
  • Kimberly Lynn Hutchinson: One count of conspiracy and one counts of passing counterfeit obligations
  • Christopher Bishop: One count of conspiracy and one counts of passing counterfeit obligations
  • Tyler Janzen Perry: One count of conspiracy and one counts of passing counterfeit obligations

Ashley said the investigation is ongoing and more arrests and charges are expected.

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