Counterfeit bills in varying denominations have turned up in bank deposits from multiple Starke County businesses this week, according to officials with the Starke County Sheriff’s Office. They were notified after bogus $5, $20 and $50 bills were discovered. Continue reading
Merchants are urged to be on the lookout for counterfeit $100 bills. The Michigan City Police Department received several reports of two to four black females trying to pass bogus money at stores, restaurants and gas stations Thursday evening. Authorities have at least eight victims and are reviewing video footage in an attempt to identify the suspects. Continue reading
The La Porte Police Department has received several reports of counterfeit $20 bills over the last two weeks. There are several ways to spot a fake bill. Continue reading
Counterfeit $20 bills are circulating around the Starke County area.
Carla Musial from Demotte State Bank told WKVI that they’re the best that she’s seen. A Starke County merchant got one this weekend. While the bills look real, they will mark brown, not yellow, and the hologram is missing along with glitter on the bottom of the bills and a strip.