OPD Investigating 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 investigating eight cases in which fraudulent money was exchanged here in town.
According to the OPD, there have been eight documented cases involving the
exchange of fraudulent money as payment for goods or services.
A total of five fraudulent $100 bills and 10 fraudulent $20 bills have been passed. 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.