A Rockford man was indicted by a federal grand jury Tuesday for producing and passing fictitious money orders.
Bradley S. Hampton, 53, was charged with nine counts of fraudulently producing and passing fictitious money orders.
The nine fraudulent orders totaled $547,578 and were dated between July 15, 2009 and October 14, 2009.
Hampton is scheduled to appear at the Federal Courthouse in Rockford on Friday, March 22nd for an arraignment. Each count of this type of fraud carries a penalty of 25 years in prison and a maximum fine of $250,000.