Brookings man sentenced to federal prison for counterfeiting

A Brookings man has been sentenced in federal court to 21-months in federal prison for Making Counterfeit U.S. Currency. Twenty-eight-year-old Julian Huffman must also spend three years on supervised release.

Huffman pleaded guilty in March to making dozens of counterfeit $20 Federal Reserve notes and passed them at various businesses in and near Brookings. According to Brookings Police, a search of Huffman’s residence last year uncovered counterfeit money and manufacturing supplies.

The case was investigated by the Brookings Police and the U.S. Secret Service.

Huffman was immediately remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service.


June 23, 2023