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Lake City man indicted over counterfeit money

James Steven Hall, 47, faces 40 years in prison if convicted

LAKE CITY, Fla. – A Lake City man was indicted for manufacturing and passing counterfeit money.

James Steven Hall, 47, faces a maximum penalty of 40 years in federal prison if convicted on all counts.

According to the indictment, Hall began manufacturing and passing counterfeit currency beginning at least in February 2015 through March 2015 in Columbia County.

He was arraigned on Tuesday and released on bond.

The case was investigated by the Columbia County Sheriff's Office and United States Secret Service.

Hall is scheduled for trial during the summer.