Counterfeit money passed in Du Quoin - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Counterfeit money passed in Du Quoin

DU QUOIN, IL (KFVS) -

 

Du Quoin Police warn shoppers and retailers about someone passing phoney cash.

Police say most of the counterfeit cash is in $20 dollar bills but range from $5 to $100 dollar bills.

At first glance, officers say the fake cash looks real but the bills are slightly different in color, a bit smaller, have a different texture, and do not have a security strip when you hold it up to a light.

If you receive a fake bill, call police or take the funny money to your local bank.

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