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Pennsylvania: man and woman arrested for passing counterfeit bills at Sands Casino

As reported by a man and a woman have been charged with forgery and other crimes for allegedly using counterfeit $50 bills to play table games at the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem Friday night. State Police Bureau of Gaming Enforcement said Eduardo Sicard Martinez, 36 of Wernersville presented the bogus bills to the dealers at the table games and that Yadira Torres, 36, of Allentown admitted that she had knowledge of and worked with Martinez in the counterfeiting scheme. Read Article

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Ohio: Grove City Police arrest man for printing, passing counterfeit bills

According to Grove City police arrested a Columbus man after he attempted to pass a counterfeit $20 bill at 3:23 p.m. April 11, at a pizza shop in the 3000 block of Southwest Boulevard. The man, 22, is charged with criminal simulation and theft. He left the scene prior to police arrival, taking the [...]

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U.S.: Secret service investigates Orlando woman’s counterfeit money case

According to Federal authorities say an Orlando woman was running a counterfeit money operation out of her apartment, which involved bleaching genuine $1 and $5 bills and making them look like $100 bills. Read Article

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Maryland: Duo charged with passing counterfeit bills at Ocean City Beach

As reported by police in Ocean City have charged two Maryland men with passing fake money at the beach. According to police, 25-year-old Derrick Richardson of Parsonsburg and 26-year-old Justin Scanlon of Ocean City are charged with theft, knowingly issuing counterfeit US currency, and conspiracy. Read Article

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Virginia: Mount Vernon Police warn of counterfeit $20s in circulation

As reported by a handful of counterfeit $20 bills have been circulating in Mount Vernon in recent days, according to an alert issued by the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce Wednesday morning. At least 12 fake bills have been reported to the chamber since the weekend. The incidents have been reported to both the [...]

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Stevens Point, Wisconsin: Local woman sentenced in counterfeit money scam

As reported by a Stevens Point woman accused of using fake $50 bills at south-side businesses will spend time on probation. Wanda Clark, 49, of Stevens Point, was sentenced to three years of probation for her role in trying to pass off counterfeit $50 bills at businesses, including Hardee’s, Big Hunchies Roadhouse, Trig’s, Big [...]

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North Carolina: 21-year-old Greenville counterfeit money suspect arrested

As reported by a Greenville man was arrested after police say they found counterfeit money on him. Greenville Police IMPACT (Increased Mobilization of Police And Communities Together) Officers spotted 21-year-old Dion Leshawn Grimes while on patrol. They attempted to stop and talk to him in the Sterling Pointe Apartment Complex. Read Article

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Illinois: Galesburg police investigate counterfeit money at store

According to Police are investigating an incident of passing 11 counterfeit $100 bills at the Henderson Street Hy-Vee store. First Midwest Bank employees discovered the bills Monday as part of the store’s deposit from last Wednesday. Head Teller Sherry Peacock told police they had discovered several discrepancies in the bills. They checked with a [...]

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Belgium: 17-year-old teen arrested in Brussels with counterfeit medical certificates, euros

As reported by a17-year-old boy was found Tuesday in Ixelles with the possession of 49 fake medical certificates and a sum of 450 euros in counterfeit bills, prosecutors said Thursday in Brussels. The young man was already known to files and counterfeit currency was made available to the public prosecutor. Read Article

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Hercules, California: Counterfeit cash leads police to stolen mail, 5 arrested

As reported by one man’s purchase at a Hercules convenience store using counterfeit cash led police to arrest five suspects on suspicion of possessing an array of stolen property and other charges, police said. Around 3:15 p.m. Tuesday, officers were called to the Cigarettes Cheaper store in the 1500 block of Sycamore Avenue on [...]

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