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.
Police are looking for a 20-year-old man who is allegedly passing counterfeit bills.
A wave of counterfeit money is showing up at some local businesses, and one community has been especially hard hit by the bogus bills.
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.
Police have filed charges against two people who were allegedly passing counterfeit $10 bills around Westmoreland County.
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.