Counterfeit cases on the rise in Jefferson County
During the first five months of 2010, The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office have taken nine reports that involve the collection of ten counterfeit U.S. bills. Several of the bills were given as change, and later found out to be counterfeit. The Sheriff's Office urges citizens to check all paper money for counterfeit bills and report it as soon as possible.
To help detect counterfeit money go to Crime Prevention Tips at the Jefferson County Sheriff's website. (www.jeffersoncountykssheriff.com)
Listed below are cases involving the report of counterfeit bills.
January 12,2010: $100.00 bill McLouth BP Oil
April 19,2010: $50.00 bill Oskaloosa Mutual Savings
April 30,2010: $20.00 bill Perry Middle School
May 18,2010: $20.00 Perry Fast Trax
May 18,2010: $20.00 Perry First State Bank
May 18,2010: $10.00 Oskaloosa Individual
May 19,2010: $10.00 Oskaloosa Casey's
June 2,2010: $20.00 Perry Perry Bar & Grill
June 3,2010: $20.00 Meriden Flamingo Bar & Grill