Police Arrest Couple for Counterfeiting

(POCATELLO) – A Pocatello couple has been arrested on charges of counterfeiting and forgery.

Police say 19-year-old Samantha Kukkonen-Peterson of Pocatello and 22-year-old Richard Hart of Las Vegas, Nev. were running a counterfeiting operation out of a home on the 400 block of Garfield.

The couple was reportedly making fake $100 bills. Both suspects remain in the Bannock County Jail on $50,000 bonds.

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