BOSTON (CBS/AP) — The sister of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been released on $1,500 bail after appearing briefly in a Boston courtroom in a counterfeiting investigation.
Ailina Tsarnaeva, 23, was in South Boston District Court Wednesday to ask a judge to remove a warrant issued after she failed to appear on a charge of misleading police.
WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Bernice Corpuz reports
Prosecutors say Tsarnaeva picked up a person who passed counterfeit money at the Applebee’s restaurant on Allstate Road in Dorchester in April 2010 but was uncooperative when questioned about it.
Tsarnaeva’s lawyer said she is now living in New Jersey and has agreed to check in twice a week with the Massachusetts probation office.
Her brother is charged in the April 15 bombing, which killed three people and injured more than 260.
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