Idaho police investigate possible counterfeit ring

Idaho police investigate possible counterfeit ring

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by Associated Press

KTVB.COM

Posted on July 25, 2013 at 11:17 AM

Updated Thursday, Jul 25 at 4:08 PM

LEWISTON -- Police in the north-central Idaho city of Lewiston say they're investigating a possible counterfeiting ring after finding four phony $10 bills.
 
Lt. Budd Hurd told the Lewiston Tribune that the bills had the same serial number and were used over the last few weeks at various local businesses. Hurd says counterfeit bills have also been turning up in Orofino.
 
He says police have a suspect but no arrests have been made, and they're looking into the possibility that either there's a counterfeiting ring in the region or people are sharing money.

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