Benton Police investigate funny money

By Heartland News

FRANKLIN COUNTY, IL (KFVS) - Police in Franklin County investigate several cases of counterfeit money.

Benton Police Chief Lance Charlson says he's already seen six fake $20 bills this week.

The chief says they are working with the Secret Service on the investigation.  He wants to make sure all businesses in the area are aware of what's going on so they can take extra precautions.

Charlson also says he plans on talking with police in southeast Missouri about counterfeit bills they've seen floating around.

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