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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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Email Scam: North Carolina law firm lose thousands in overseas phishing scam

According to a North Carolina bank claims in a lawsuit that it isn’t responsible for a $336,600 wire transfer to Russia from a law firm account. The suit by Charlotte-based Park Sterling Bank claims the law firm of Wallace & Pittman fell victim to a phishing scam that began with a click on a [...]

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Charlotte, North Carolina: Man accused of running cancer charity scam

As reported by Lincoln County man has been arrested after being accused of scamming thousands of dollars in a cancer charity scam. The victims in the scam thought they were buying memorabilia to help people with cancer. Read Article

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Cary, N.C: Hundreds of counterfeit gun parts seized by Homeland Security agents

According to agents with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security seized hundreds of counterfeit gun parts from a Cary home this month that they believe were being illegally bought and sold by the homeowner, according to a search warrant made public Tuesday. Read Article

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North Carolina: BBB warning residents about American Airways mail scam

As reported by If there’s one thing you shouldn’t buy from a fly-by-night seller, it’s airline tickets. Take it from a guy who once had to buy a boarding pass at the Hanoi airport with a sweaty $100 bill pulled out of a boot. Read Article

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Alamance, NC: 8 arrested over counterfeit money charges

As reported by eight people have reportedly been arrested on charges related to counterfeit money in Alamance County. According to the Burlington Times-News, the investigation began Nov. 28 when deputies responded to the Kangaroo at 1031 N.C. 87 North in Elon. A clerk told deputies the store received counterfeit money from three people, but [...]

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NC Man Convicted Of Making Counterfeit Coins

A man from North Carolina was convicted of minting his own currency. The U.S. Attorney’s Office announced Friday afternoon that 67-year old Bernard von NotHaus was convicted of making, possessing and selling his own coins. During the eight day trial, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said the investigation into NotHaus’ activities began in 2005 and involved [...]

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