OPD Investigating More Fraudulent Bills Circulated in Owensboro [PHOTOS]
The next time someone hands you some money, you may want to look it over. The Owensboro Police Department is again warning of fraudulent bills circulating the area. As a matter of fact, authorities say there have been nearly three dozen reported cases thus far. And the investigation is ongoing. Here's what to be on the lookout for.
According to the OPD, there have been thirty-two documented cases involving the
exchange of fraudulent money as payment for goods or services. The investigation involves fake 5's, 20's, 50's and $100 dollar bills..
And here's what they look like!
Here's the back of the fake $100 bill . . .
And here's a photo of the fraudulent $20-
The Owensboro Police Department is bringing this to YOUR attention
in order to remove these bills from circulation. According to investigating detectives, several of the bills "are clearly marked as props and should not be accepted as legal tender."
If you are presented with such a bill, please call the Owensboro Police Department at 270-687-8888. You can also leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers at 270-687-8484 if you have information about where these items are originating.