Four Midlands residents were indicted on federal charges Tuesday, U.S. attorneys say.
The residents, all from Kershaw, Richland and Lexington counties, all face between 10 and 20 years in prison and hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines on the unrelated charges.
Those charged include:
• Ryan Scott Jordan, 50, of Lugoff. He is charged with passing counterfeit currency, which carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.
• Karen M. Williamson, 45, of West Columbia. She is charged with 13 counts of wire fraud and one count of credit card fraud. She faces up to 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.
• Yusef Bilal Hameem, 58, of Columbia. Hameem, also known as Joseph Noel Parker, is charged with two counts of trafficking counterfeit goods. He faces up to 10 years in prison and a $2 million fine.
• Ted Richardson, 51, of Hopkins. He is charged with burglary of a controlled substance, which carries a maximum 20 years behind bars and $250,000 fine.