Cops: Counterfeiter Picks Wrong Yard Sale

Man arrested after fake $20 bill spotted by host, a bank teller
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Nov 8, 2014 8:58 AM CST
Cops: Counterfeiter Picks Wrong Yard Sale

State police say a western Pennsylvania man has been charged with passing counterfeit $20 bills at a yard sale run by the wrong woman—a bank teller. The (Kittanning) Leader-Times reports that 40-year-old Gregory Douglas of Kittanning has been charged with forgery, a felony, and theft by deception, a misdemeanor. He remained jailed yesterday on previous counterfeiting and other charges. Amy Miller, a teller at Citizens Bank in Kittanning, tells the newspaper the bills weren't printed on "money paper. Compared to the other twenties in my bag, it was really white." The trooper says the money was printed on resume paper. (More counterfeiting stories.)

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