The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

January 5, 2013

Fake bills reported in Clinton

By Samantha Pidde
Herald Staff Writer

CLINTON — Clinton police are investigating several reports of counterfeit bills.

Several reports of counterfeit bills were filed by area businesses last week. On Dec. 20, a representative from Shell Central, 201 Second Ave. South, reported receiving a counterfeit $20 bill. A representative from Clinton National Bank, 1912 N. Second St., reported receiving a fraudulent $10 bill on Dec. 21.

On Dec. 24, three area businesses reported receiving counterfeit bills during the weekend. A representative from Clinton National Bank, 2350 Lincoln Way, reported receiving two counterfeit $20 bills and two counterfeit $10 bills, according to police reports. A representative from Citizens First Bank, 1329 N. Second St., reported two counterfeit $20 bills and one counterfeit $5. A representative from Casey’s, 1107 13th Ave. North, also reported a counterfeit $20 bill.