Community News Corporation | Byron, MN

Latest Dodge Center, MN, weather
weather sponsored by


Advanced Search

News
• News
• Area
• Business & Industry
• City
• Government
• Photo Gallery
Obituaries
Sports
Opinion
Legals
Classifieds
Schools
Bulletin Board
Government
Feedback
Community Links
Contact Us







Expressions Hair Studio

home : news : news July 28, 2015

1/7/2014 11:30:00 AM
Not so funny money found
• Sheriff's Office encourages retailers to be aware
Dodge County Deputy Mark Dyshaw fills out a report on the counterfeit bills discovered at Wells Fargo Bank in Dodge Center on Friday. Photo by Tara Lindquist
+ click to enlarge
Dodge County Deputy Mark Dyshaw fills out a report on the counterfeit bills discovered at Wells Fargo Bank in Dodge Center on Friday. Photo by Tara Lindquist

• Sheriff's Office encourages

retailers to be aware

The Dodge County Sheriff's Office has received reports of a number of counterfeit bills showing up at area stores and banks in the past few months. Most recently the following bills were reported:

• Wells Fargo in Dodge Center reported a counterfeit $20 bill on December 30.

• On January 4, Wells Fargo again reported counterfeit bills; one - $100 bill, two $50 bills, three $20 bills.

• Other surrounding agencies have had reports of counterfeit bills being passed as well.

• Due to this case being an open investigation, additional information is not being released at this time.

The Sheriff's Office wants to encourage retailers in the area to be aware of the counterfeiting problem we have experienced and check your larger bills coming in. The following is a list of simple visual points to look for to check for counterfeit bills:

• Check for the security ribbon on $5 bills and higher

• Check for the watermark of the President

• The copper colored number in the lower right hand corner on the front of the bill should shift from copper to green when you move the bill

Also, Counterfeit Detection Pens are a great tool to quickly check counterfeit bills.

If you have any questions or concerns about counterfeit bills, or have any information on any person or persons responsible manufacturing, possessing, or using counterfeit bills, please contact the Sheriff's Office, 634-6200, or your local law enforcement.




Claremont Service




Article Comment Submission Form
Please feel free to submit your comments.

Article comments are not posted immediately to the Web site. Each submission must be approved by the Web site editor, who may edit content for appropriateness. There may be a delay of 24-48 hours for any submission while the web site editor reviews and approves it.

Note: All information on this form is required. Your telephone number is for our use only, and will not be attached to your comment.
Submit an Article Comment
First Name:
Required
Last Name:
Required
Telephone:
Required
Email:
Required
Comment:
Required
Passcode:
Required
Anti-SPAM Passcode Click here to see a new mix of characters.
This is an anti-SPAM device. It is not case sensitive.
   







Field Crest
Safeway Agency
Scanlon, Nietz, Murch
Dodge Center Chiropractic
ExtrasLife
Community News Corp • Byron Review, 507.775.6180, byronreview@frontiernet.net
Star Herald, 507.374.6531, dcstar@kmtel.com

Software © 1998-2015 1up! Software, All Rights Reserved


(function(i,s,o,g,r,a,m){i['GoogleAnalyticsObject']=r;i[r]=i[r]||function(){ (i[r].q=i[r].q||[]).push(arguments)},i[r].l=1*new Date();a=s.createElement(o), m=s.getElementsByTagName(o)[0];a.async=1;a.src=g;m.parentNode.insertBefore(a,m) })(window,document,'script','//www.google-analytics.com/analytics.js','ga'); ga('create', 'UA-46608719-1', 'communitynewscorp.com'); ga('send', 'pageview');