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Police: Woman spends $600 in counterfeit bills at Walmart


Police: Woman spends $600  in counterfeit bills at Walmart
COURTESY — Surveillance video from the Walmart Supercenter in Floresville Jan. 16 shows the woman who police say paid for items with $600 in counterfeit currency.


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Wilson County News
January 21, 2015
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FLORESVILLE -- Police here are investigating a report by the staff of the Walmart Supercenter that someone paid for merchandise Jan. 16 with $600 in counterfeit currency. . . .

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William J. Gibbs Jr.  
WCN  
January 28, 2015 7:03pm
 
Seawillow, the markers only detect some of the bogus currency, because the ink reacts with the proprietary paper used by the Federal Reserve. However, newer counterfeiting methods employed by criminals sometimes involve transferring... More ›

 
seawillow  
floresville  
January 28, 2015 6:25pm
 
Hello...aren't Wal-Mart cashiers trained to use those little yellow markers to see if the bills are good as soon as you pay??????? It was $600!!!! and that didn't ring a bell?

 
Catfish  
Kicaster Creek  
January 28, 2015 5:13am
 
Suspicion about one using cash confirms the extent that this country has embraced the credit culture. On the front of all US currency is the statement 'This note is legal tender for all debts, public and private.' BTW,... More ›

 
retiredinlavernia  
lavernia  
January 28, 2015 4:21am
 
How do they know she was passing the foney money - Maybe she just got it from someone who got it from someone . ......... I use cash all the time and if I have fake money it is not because I made it - It is because I got it... More ›

 
benblizzard  
north pole  
January 27, 2015 10:21pm
 
They should have realized something was up when she tried to use cash instead of plastic.

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