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Woman finds fake money results in real jail time
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A woman caught in the act of counterfeiting will serve 100 days in jail.The woman, Jennifer P. Hendrixson, 34, entered guilty pleas before Circuit Court Judge Bart Stanley to charges of criminal simulation, simple possession of meth, and evading arrest. She was directed to serve 100 days of an 11-month, 29-day sentence. She will also have to pay $750 plus costs, perform 24 hours public service work, and forfeit the laptop computer on which she was making the phony money.She was charged following a raid on her home after she was identified as a person of interest in connection with a rash of counterfeit bills of varying denominations that had been showing up at local businesses and financial institutions.“A search of her room revealed paper that was being used in an attempt to print counterfeit money,” sheriff’s investigator Steven Carpenter said, noting that led him to check a printer in the house.