Defendant's counterfeiting conviction is affirmed where the evidence created a more than reasonable inference that defendant manufactured the counterfeit bills found in his residence. However, his sentence is vacated and remanded where the government failed to prove that defendant was an organizer or leader in the conspiracy.
Argued: May 15, 2009
Decided: July 21, 2009
Opinion by Judge Gregory
Jonathan D. Byrne, Office of the Federal Public Defender, Charleston, WV