Police in NE Ohio warn residents, business owners of fake money

Police in NE Ohio warn residents, business owners of fake money

MENTOR ON THE LAKE, OH (WOIO) - Officers are warning Mentor on the Lake residents and business owners to be on the lookout for fake money.

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Police are investigating three different incidents involving fake cash that happened in the past month. Officers said they've seen the counterfeit cash in $20 and $50 bills.

Again, business owners are being advised to double check the money they accept. People should check the watermark and security strip on the money to help determine whether it's real.

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