Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Man Sentenced to 80 Years in Prison for Buying Hot Dog with Fake $20 Bill in Movie Theater

Ah, isn't America grand?  Go BIG, or GO HOME BABY!
In the US:
Printing your own $20 earns you 80 YEARS IN PRISON.
Printing your own $15 TRILLION earns you TIME PERSON OF THE YEAR

A Fort Worth man has been sentenced to 80 years in prison for trying to buy movie theater hot dogs with counterfeit cash.
Charles Cleveland Nowden was sentenced Friday, two days after being convicted of forgery.
Two years ago Nowden used a fake $20 bill when trying to buy hot dogs, popcorn and soft drinks at a Mansfield movie theater. Prosecutors say after his arrest, a police officer found more counterfeit bills worth $120 tucked into a wrapper of one of the hot dogs.
Nowden must serve at least 15 years before he’s eligible for parole.

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