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Do You Have Any Counterfeit Cash?

November 16th, 2008 by josh farley

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As you may have seen in Sunday’s edition, there’s quite the load of counterfeit cash roaming around Kitsap.

$20s, $50s, and $100s have been reported to police lately. In one case, it appears suspects were able to keep the paper of a $5 bill but print a $100 bill over it.

But can you spot a fake if it was in your purse or wallet? Here’s some tips on how you can.

First, check out this video with a police detective sergeant — and one of the counterfeit bills used in a recent case.

If that doesn’t help you, the United States Secret Service will. This web site has everything you’ll ever need to know.

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