Counterfeit cash circulating in Lancaster

Lancaster Police / Facebook

LANCASTER, Ky. (WTVQ) – Lancaster Police Department is warning people and businesses to look out for counterfeit money floating around the community.

According to a post on the police’s Facebook page, someone handed over a fake $ 10 bill in a store on Wednesday.

According to the police, all bills should be carefully checked. Investigators say anyone who comes across cash that doesn’t look or feel right should have it checked at a bank.

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