Ex-casino worker, student plead not guilty to counterfeiting

April 22, 2015 5:53 PM

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A former Pennsylvania casino worker and a Nevada high school student pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges in a Uganda-based scheme that produced more than $1.5 million in high-quality counterfeit U.S. bills.

Michael Lin, 20, of Bethlehem, and Zackary Ruiz, 28, of Las Vegas, appeared before a federal magistrate in Pittsburgh. Two others have also been charged in the plot.

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