Fake $20s Used To Make Purchases In Sioux Falls
December 12, 2011, 12:11 PM
SIOUX FALLS, SD -
Police in Sioux Falls have seen some phony money floating around town.
More than $200 in counterfeit bills were passed in Sioux Falls over the weekend and police believe more of the fake bills will be showing up.
In all of the cases, fake $20 bills were used. Sears and Piercing Pagoda are two stores at the Empire Mall where the counterfeit bills were passed. Police say a cab driver, McDonald's restaurant and at least one hotel also received the fake $20s.
Police say the counterfeit bills are just photocopies of a $20 bill and pretty easy to identify. With a low-dollar counterfeiting operation like photocopying, a person can easily spot a fake by how the paper of the bill feels and also its color is usually a little off with photocopies.
Police are questioning a suspect and think charges could be filed as early as Monday afternoon.
© 2011 KELOLAND TV. All Rights Reserved.
7/28/2015 4:10 PM
An alert lifeguard pulled an unconscious child from Laurel Oak pool on Tuesday afternoon
7/28/2015 11:48 AM
Pipestone County Sheriff's Office said the pilot, 59-year-old Steven Christensen, and passengers 18-year-old Marcos Favela and a 13-year...
7/28/2015 6:00 PM
The owner of Josiah's Coffeehouse & Cafe says it's an organized effort to put him out of business by the payday loan industry.
7/28/2015 10:32 AM
Sioux Falls Police were called to a coffee shop Tuesday morning. The owner of Josiah's Coffeehouse & Café says he's had to ca...
8/2/2015 1:35 PM
The name of a Colorado man who died in a motorcycle crash Friday has been released and another fatal crash Saturday has taken the life of an Ohio man.