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Rocky Mount Police On Trail Of Counterfeit Cash

Posted August 25, 2004 10:55 a.m. EDT

— Rocky Mount police say

counterfeit cash

is floating around.

Investigators say someone is using fake money to pay for items at fast food restaurants and convenience stores. Some of the cash even ended up in local banks.

Authorities say it has happened nearly 15 times in the past few weeks.

Police say the bogus bucks are easy to spot. Store clerks and shoppers should check their cash.