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Fake Money Being Passed In Sargent & Richland Counties

The currency consists of fake $50 and $100 bills

RICHLAND CO., N.D. — Funny money is being passed in at least two southern North Dakota counties. Richland County Sheriff’s Office and Sargent County Sheriff’s Office and investigating $650 in counterfeit bills passed in various locations in both counties. The currency consists of fake $50 and $100 bills. They say the investigation is ongoing and no further details will be…

Federal Agents Seize More than a Million Dollars in Counterfeit Goods.

The illegal merchandise was intercepted in three rail containers that were headed for Ranier.

INTERNATIONAL FALLS, MINN.¬† (KFGO) – Federal agents report the seizure of more than one million dollars worth of counterfeit goods at the U-S-Canadian border at International Falls. U-S Customs and Border Protection says the illegal merchandise was intercepted in three rail containers that were headed for Ranier. Agents seized L-E-D televisions, gas-pricing displays and Apple and Samsung chargers and earphones…

Grand Forks Police Seek Person of Interest In Passing of Fake $100 Bills

Police have received 10 different reports from businesses who have taken these fake bills

GRAND FORKS, ND —¬†Grand Forks police say this woman is a person of interest in a rash of counterfeit $100 bills being passed in the city. Police have received 10 different reports from businesses who have taken these fake bills. The suspect is connected to just some of the fake one hundreds meaning there could be other suspects involved. The…

Fake Dolls Worth $600,000 Seized At Border

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the International Falls Port of Entry targeted a rail container

INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. — Thousands of dolls have been confiscated at the northern border. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the International Falls Port of Entry targeted a rail container and found the counterfeit merchandise. They confiscated more than 60,000 of these mermaid and fashion dolls. According to the port director, the counterfeit dolls have a street value…

More Fake Money Found in Grand Forks

Authorities find several movie prop bills which passed off as if it were real

More funny money has been found, this time in Grand Forks. Several fake $100 bills have been recovered in recent weeks. The bills are marked “For Motion Picture Use Only” but appear to be real. The bills have been passed at several locations in the region. 22-year-old Casey Talbert of Fargo was arrested for passing off movie prop bills as…

Fargo Police Departments Says Watch Out for Counterfeit Cash

Counterfeit money may be circulating in Fargo

The Fargo Police Department is reminding people to take an extra look at their dollar bills. Casey Talbert, 22, of Fargo was arrested for passing off movie prop bills as real money last week. Police say Talbert was taking cash from people trying to rent an apartment and told them he would conduct a background check. He would then return…