Grand Forks Police warn of counterfeit bills in the area
The counterfeit currency has appeared in both $100 and $20 denominations, according to authorities.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (Valley News Live) - The Grand Forks Police Department has received several reports of counterfeit money being passed at local businesses.
The counterfeit currency has appeared in both $100 and $20 denominations, according to authorities. At first glance, they say the bills appear legit. However, there are several key features to identify counterfeit bills:
-Paper quality is noticeably different compared to legitimate U.S. currency
-The counterfeit bills contain the same serial number on them: KP58247039Y
-The word “REPLICA” in several locations
-Watermarks and other security features aren’t present
Any business owner presented with counterfeit bills should call the police department at 701.787.8000.
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