March 16 2017

Grand Jury Indicts Three Men Accused of Passing Counterfeit Money in Burlington

By: Rich Hosford

Middlesex District Attorney has announced the latest grand jury indictments, handed down between January 31 and March 2, and three men accused of passing counterfeit money in Burlington are on the list.

According to the district attorney’s office:

Michael Atkins, 20, of Brooklyn, New York was charged with possessing over 10 counterfeit notes, possession of counterfeit notes, uttering counterfeit notes, being a common utterer of counterfeit notes, and conspiracy.

Inuwa Braimah, 21, of the Bronx, New York, New York, was charged with possessing over 10 counterfeit notes, possession of counterfeit notes, and conspiracy.

Ibrhima Dukuray, 21, of the Bronx, New York, was charged with possessing over 10 counterfeit notes, possession of counterfeit notes, and conspiracy.

The Assistant District Attorney for all three cases is Graham Van Epps.

As reported on BNEWS, on Wednesday, November 16, 2016, just before 2:30 p.m., officers responded to Bed Bath & Beyond, 3 Abbott Park, for a report of two males attempting to purchase goods with a counterfeit $100 bill.

Upon arrival, officers learned that the suspects fled the scene when confronted by a store clerk.

At 3 p.m., Burlington Police received another report of male suspects passing a counterfeit $100 bill at The Paper Store, 43 Middlesex Turnpike, approximately one block away from Bed Bath & Beyond.

Officers arrived and confronted the suspects and arrested the three men.

A fourth suspect fled the scene.

 

 
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