STL Man Sentenced In Counterfeit Money Case Investigated By Clinton County Law Enforcement

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Lewis Johnson, age 38, of St. Louis, pled guilty in December 2015, to the charge of conspiracy to manufacture, possess, and pass counterfeit currency. He was recently sentenced to 36 months in prison and three years supervised release.

Johnson admitted he and several others contacted a person in Sandoval and purchased a car for $2,400.00 using counterfeit $100.00 Federal Reserve Notes.

The Carlyle and Sandoval Police Departments, the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office, and United States Secret Service investigated the case.