A Philadelphia man believed to be involved with a counterfeit cash checking ring faced jail time after pleading guilty to the charges of conspiracy to commit thief by deception, theft by deception and identity theft. A Montgomery County judge sentenced him to up to 23 months in jail, up to three years in probation and $13,000 in restitution fees. The man was given credit for 10 months served in jail while waiting for charges to be brought down. His jail sentence for the theft crimes was set to begin on Mar. 15 to be served during weekends.