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Counterfeit Money Used at Local Garage Sales, Police Say

Amarillo Police are encouraging those having garage sales this summer to be cautious as counterfeit bills were recently passed off at a local sale.

According to APD, over the weekend, counterfeit $20 bills were used to purchase items at a local garage sale. The suspects are described as a white female, 30-40 years of age, and a Hispanic male in his mid 40’s. The suspect vehicle was described as being a older model white Dodge truck.

Officers say if you are planning on having a garage sale this summer, then you should study what to look for with the dollar bills. For information on counterfeit and real bills, you are asked to visit

Photo by APD

Photo by APD

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