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Reputed Nazi Low Rider gang member charged with using counterfeit money at San Manuel casino

January 25, 2011 |  3:56 pm

A reputed member of the Nazi Low Riders street gang has been charged for allegedly using counterfeit money at the San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino, authorities said Tuesday.

Donald Thrash, an Ontario resident, spent several hundred dollars in counterfeit money in December at the casino gambling tables, the California Department of Justice said. His wife, Kerry Thrash, was with him at the time, authorities said.

Security personnel at Highland casino became suspicious and alerted authorities.

Agents from the department served a search warrant at Thrash's home and seized $1,050 in counterfeit currency, a stolen credit card, 2.3 grams of methamphetamine and evidence that ties him to the white supremacist Nazi Low Riders, Special Agent Dave Vialpando told The Times.

Thrash was also charged with possession of a controlled substance, grand theft and burglary. Authorities also filed criminal street gang enhancements. His wife is also facing multiple felony charges.

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