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Alamo Police Warn About Increase of Counterfeit Money

1 year 8 months 4 weeks ago Wednesday, December 19 2018 Dec 19, 2018 December 19, 2018 5:19 PM December 19, 2018 in News - Local

WESLACO – Police are warning residents about an increase of counterfeit money during the holiday season.

Alamo police say they confiscated $1,300 of counterfeit money last week.

Vapecation store manager Rico Rivas says the store has had only one case of a counterfeit transaction that he is aware of.

"It was a larger transaction and there were multiple bills, like I said, we had never dealt with it before, so we had no reason to question our customers," says Rivas.

KRGV’s John Paul Barajas spoke with Alamo Police Investigator Urbano Lopez about what residents can do to avoid becoming a victim.

For more information, watch the video above.

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