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Carbondale police say beware of fake $20 bills being circulated in town

Weekend Times staff report
updated: 1/26/2018 4:35 PM

Police say they received multiple reports this week of fake $20 bills circulating at local businesses.

Carbondale police say they received three reports Jan. 23. In one case, a suspect attempted to pass a counterfeit bill at a business in the 600 block of East Main Street at about 5:45 p.m.

The suspect was described as a black male, about 20 years old, with a thin build and wearing a maroon sweatshirt and black sweatpants.

Counterfeit money has also turned up recently in Chester and Randolph County.

Anyone with information about the counterfeits is asked to to contact the police department at (618) 457-3200.

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