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Counterfeiting charges for Pa. trio

A Pennsylvania trio has been arrested and charged with counterfeiting because they printed fake $20 bills out using a computer and then swapped them for real ones at a nearby Subway restaurant, according to this report:

On April 26, a state police trooper was called to the Subway after the owner said one of her employees found three "obviously counterfeit" $20s in the safe. The owner checked the surveillance video and saw one of her employees, the 17-year-old boy, take bills from his pocket and exchange it for money in the cash register.
Before exchanging the bills, the employee marked the bills with a counterfeit marking pen, which resulted in a dark brown mark, meaning they were fake.

Read the full story on the Morning Call web site.

By Washington Post Editors  |  August 9, 2010; 7:31 AM ET
Categories:  Around the Nation , Financial Crimes , Offbeat  
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