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Multiple local businesses report receiving counterfeit currency 

Majority of counterfeit bills have been $10, $20Counterfeit currency paso robles

–Over the last two weeks several businesses in the City of Paso Robles have reported receiving counterfeit U.S. currency, according to the Paso Robles Police Department.

The counterfeit bills have been in the following denominations: $20, $10, $5 and $1 bills. The majority of these counterfeit bills have been in $20 and $10 denominations. The PRPD is actively investigating all of these events.

The Police Department reminds business owners and the general public to be diligent in examining any currency they receive. The U.S. Secret Service website provides helpful information to determine if your currency is real or counterfeit.

For more information, follow this link: http://www.secretservice.gov/data/KnowYourMoneyApril08.pdf

If you have any suspicions about the currency you are receiving, please contact the Police Department at 237-6464.

Anyone with information about these crimes or any person(s) involved is urged to call the PRPD or Crime Stoppers at (805) 549-STOP (549-7867) or submit a web tip from the Crime Stoppers website at http://www.slotips.org. You can also submit a “TEXT TIP” by texting “slotips” and your message to CRIMES (or 274637). You do not have to give your name. Crime Stoppers will pay a cash reward of up to $1000 for information leading to arrest and conviction, and you can remain anonymous.

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