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Counterfeit bills circulating through region

Friday, October 14, 2011

SIKESTON -- Business employees better take a closer look at the money being handed to them. Bogus bills have surfaced in Sikeston as well as several other Southeast Missouri communities.

Although Poplar Bluff authorities have reported the arrest of two individuals in connection with the $10, $20 and $50 counterfeit bills, the search continues for three others suspected in the scheme.

As of Thursday afternoon, Sikeston Department of Public Safety officials were being called to local businesses following the discovery of counterfeit bills.

Some information for this report was provided by the Daily American Republic newspaper in Poplar Bluff.

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