Police: Local wave of counterfeit bills reminder to be careful
October 16, 2019
Sweet Home police are warning the public to be careful when receiving $10, $20 and $100 bills.
Police have taken several complaints recently from businesses that have received counterfeit bills.
At the end of September, a customer attempted to pay with a fake $100 bill at All Star Pizza. Police also recently collected a fake $100 at Towne Pump. Last week, Spoleto's restaurant took in three fake $20 bills and a fake $10 bill.
"They were really obvious," said Sgt. Jason Van Eck, adding that whoever made them did a poor job of it.
"The ink was smeared," he said. The bills were poorly cut a...