Counterfeit Money

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Man Pleads Guilty In Ugandan Counterfeiting, Stealing $2 Mil From Bank

A former Pittsburgh man has pleaded guilty in a counterfeit money scheme based in Uganda, and several other financial schemes for which he was free on bond when he got caught passing one of the $100 bills at a coffee shop.

02/12/2015

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4 Arrested After Passing Off Thousands In Fake $100 Bills At Mills Mall

Four people are facing numerous charges after police say they tried to pass off thousands in fake $100 bills at the Pittsburgh Mills Mall.

01/11/2015

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International Counterfeit Money Operation Has Ties To Pittsburgh

Federal authorities have charged a man with leading an international counterfeit money operation based in the African nation of Uganda, and shipping bogus bills to the Pittsburgh area and other locations in the United States.

12/18/2014

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Cops: Man held After Teller Wasn’t Fooled By $20s

State police say a western Pennsylvania man has been charged with passing some counterfeit $20 bills at a yard sale run by the wrong woman – a local bank teller.

11/07/2014

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Police Seek Man Accused Of Passing Counterfeit Bills In Greensburg

Police are looking for a 20-year-old man who is allegedly passing counterfeit bills.

03/06/2014

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Secret Service Warns Of Counterfeit Money Problem In Carnegie

A wave of counterfeit money is showing up at some local businesses, and one community has been especially hard hit by the bogus bills.

02/04/2014

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Woman Arrested For Using Counterfeit $100 Bills At Waterworks Mall

A woman was arrested at the Waterworks Mall accused of trying to pass counterfeit hundred dollar bills. She was caught when a Panera Bread cashier recognized the counterfeiter from a previous encounter with her.

05/25/2012

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Couple Facing Charges After Using Counterfeit Money

Police have filed charges against two people who were allegedly passing counterfeit $10 bills around Westmoreland County.

10/18/2011

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Secret Service Steps Into Counterfeit Money Probe

The Secret Service is coming to Greensburg to investigate after counterfeit money was used in the area. A woman used fake $10 bills to buy money orders at the Shop ‘N Save on East Pittsburgh Street on two separate occasions.

09/29/2011