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DuBois woman guilty in laundering money for drugs

Pittsburgh –

A DuBois woman pleaded guilty to money laundering in federal court Tuesday.

27-year-old Taylor Thomas is one of 47 defendants charged in an investigation into drug trafficking in and around Clearfield and Jefferson counties.

Thomas pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to launder money.

The court was advised that Thomas was intercepted communicating with other members of the trafficking conspiracy.

Those communications revealed that Thomas sent multiple parcels containing U.S. currency to individuals in California which was drug proceeds used to purchase additional methamphetamine and marijuana for the members of the organization.

Thomas will be sentenced on August 30th.

She could receive a maximum total sentence of 20 years in prison, a fine not to exceed $500,000, or both.