Bronx Man Had Nearly $2K In Fake Bills

Published on February 16, 2012, 1:22 pm
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A New York man was arrested in Brooklyn, Connecticut after police found $1,970 of counterfeit money on him.

Jamar Campbell, 31, was arrested on February 15, 2012 outside a local business along Route 6 with the counterfeit cash. Police say he had 26 $50 bills, 33 $20 bills and one $10 bill.

Police were investigating the passing of counterfeit money at a local Brooklyn business.

Police say they were able to find another $90 in counterfeit cash at an address in Killingly.

Campbell was charged with 53 counts of forgery and criminal attempt at larceny.

Local businesses are asked to be on the lookout for counterfeit bills. Police say to be on the lookout for serial numbers EG70373389D and GE36456060C on $20 bills, $50 bills with a serial number of JB33255006A and $10 bills with a serial number of JC57291188A.

Anyone who encounters these serial numbers or who thinks a fake bill was used to pay for items is asked to call police.


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