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Man Indicted for Making and Spending Counterfeit Bills

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WICHITA, KAN. – A federal grand jury in Wichita, Kansas, returned an indictment charging a Kansas man with two counts of possession of counterfeit obligations, one count of possession and uttering of counterfeit obligations, and one count of manufacture of counterfeit obligations. 

According to court documents, Johnny Hockaday, 57, of Wichita, is accused of manufacturing and possessing counterfeit federal currency of various denominations in 2019. He is also accused of attempting to defraud a business using four counterfeit $100 bills in September 2021.

The U.S. Secret Service is investigating the case.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Alan Metzger is prosecuting the case.

An indictment is merely an allegation and all defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.