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McAllen Couple Attempts to Use Counterfeit Money

2 years 5 months 2 weeks ago Wednesday, August 01 2018 Aug 1, 2018 August 01, 2018 8:41 PM August 01, 2018 in News

PRIMERA – Investigators are looking for a McAllen couple who attempted to use fake money while shopping.  

Primera Chief of Police Manuel Trevino says they tried to use two $20 bills, which is the most commonly counterfeited bill, to pay for items at a store in Primera.

The couple drove off in a PT Cruiser with a handicap sticker and license plate number FFF-7583.

Trevino worries the couple could try to pull this off at another store.

“From what we heard before, they not only target one particular town. It could be a group that works at one time in different areas of the county, or, neighboring counties also,” says Trevino.

He advises purchasing a counterfeit detection pen to avoid falling victim to counterfeit bills.

KRGV’s Sierra Pizarro explains how it all played out.

Watch the video above for the full story.

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