MEDINA, Ohio - Medina police are cracking down after uncovering a recent surge of counterfeit money throughout the city.
Police posted to the department’s Facebook page that within the past 10 days, officers have uncovered seven counterfeit bills—six of them twenty dollar denominations, one a ten.
According to police, the phony money was passed at fast food restaurants throughout the city.
The years on the bills range in year from 2004 and 2009, and bear the following serial numbers: JD25485989B/2009 Series, GA31775422A/2004 Series, IE42818920A/2006 Series, and JD05132800A/2009 Series.
No arrests have been made in connection with the case. Counterfeiting money is a federal offense handled by the United States Secret Service.
Anyone with information on the crime is asked to call the Medina Police Department at (330) 725-7777.
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