That's the Way the Cookie Crumbles

A woman in Surf City is being charged with using counterfeit money. She paid girls scouts with three fake $20 bills for cookies. The local authorities were made aware of the counterfeit money and she was contained. As she was being processed, she had warrants out for two drug possession counts, one count of trying to obtain property by false pretenses, and one count of possession of a firearm by felony. It was not clear if she had an attorney or not.

It was not clear who recognized the fake money, but it was clear the woman had taken advantage of the young girls selling cookies. They may have not known the difference between genuine or counterfeit bills but you can easily learn online.

The United States Secret Service has set up tips online for you to be aware. It gives you identification clues and examples of fake currency. Counterfeit money is a federal and state crime. Fake money is illegal and could bring you serious federal prison time and costly fines which can not be paid in fake $20 bills.

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