ST. LOUIS ( -- The U.S. Attorney’s Office indicted a St. Louis County man for alleged counterfeit security charges on Thursday, Nov. 15.

Daniel Halford, 24, was reportedly on three counts of possessing counterfeit securities, one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm, and one count of possessing stolen mail.

The indictment alleges Halford produced counterfeit checks to use at St. Louis area stores from Aug. 17 to Oct. 23.

Halford was previously arrested for counterfeit security schemes run out of different hotels in the metropolitan area. Recently, after being convicted of a felony offense, Halford was found with a gun when arrested for check fraud at the Hollywood Casino Hotel, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.

This case was investigated by the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department, Maryland Heights Police Department, Breckenridge Hills Police Department and St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department.

If convicted, Halford could face up to 20 years in prison and a fine of not more than $250,000.

Details on a trial date are not known at this time.

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