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Goldsboro Cops: Beware Fake Bills

Posted March 19, 2008 12:43 p.m. EDT
Updated March 19, 2008 4:11 p.m. EDT

— Police in Goldsboro are warning businesses to be on the look out for counterfeit $20 bills. They suspect the money is being made and distributed locally.

To spot a fake, look for security features such as watermarks, security threads and color-shifting ink.

Suspicious bill(s) should be reported to police. The manufacture and distribution of counterfeit money is a federal crime.

Anyone with information about the persons responsible for making, selling or distributing the counterfeit money is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 919-735-2255.