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Man accused in counterfeit check ring

   ST. LOUIS (AP) -- A 33-year-old man listed among the U.S. Secret Service's "Most Wanted Fugitives" is now in federal custody and facing charges for allegedly leading a counterfeit check ring in St. Louis.
   The U.S. Attorney's office in St. Louis on Tuesday announced the arrest of 33-year-old Dante Sumlar. Authorities say the ring distributed bogus checks at various banks throughout the St. Louis area in 2009 and 2010. They say Sumlar has been hard to track down because he has used several aliases.
   Florida and Alabama authorities have been seeking Sumlar in connection with similar crimes since 2007. The allegations against him were featured on TV's "America's Most Wanted" in 2008.
   Sumlar was jailed and it wasn't immediately clear if he had an attorney.

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