BELLEVUE, Wis. (WBAY) – The Brown County Sheriff’s Workplace is alerting retailers that it is investigating counterfeit $100 payments being handed at an area retailer.
A buyer paid for a purchase order at a Bellevue Walmart, simply outdoors Inexperienced Bay, with 4 $100 payments.
Three of the payments had the identical serial quantity, KD08379109A. The fourth bogus invoice had a serial variety of KL05680898A.
All 4 had TEN printed on their safety strip as a substitute of ONE HUNDRED, indicating the payments had been altered by bleaching them and printing on them — which retains the genuine really feel of paper cash and among the safety features.
The sheriff’s workplace acknowledges these payments are supposed to carry up below a cursory examination at a retailer’s checkout.
The sheriff’s workplace launched pictures of the particular person they consider purchased merchandise with counterfeit money and the automobile they had been driving.
Proper now the investigation signifies these payments are counterfeited by a felony group outdoors of Wisconsin.
Payments with these similar serial numbers had been used tons of of instances since December, together with Elkhorn, Kenosha, and Menominee Falls, in addition to the states of California, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas, and the District of Columbia.
The sheriff’s workplace want to hear from anybody who would possibly acknowledge the person within the Walmart safety picture or his car or has different data that might assist investigators. Name (920) 448-4230 or stay nameless by giving your tip to the Inexperienced Bay Space Crime Stoppers at (920) 432-7867, on-line at 432cease.com, or utilizing the P3 tip app obtainable on Apple’s App Retailer or Google Play.
For extra details about recognizing respectable or counterfeit payments, see the Know Your Cash one-sheet from the U.S. Secret Service.