Crime Stoppers: Counterfeit Bills Pop Up in BG

By Gene Birk | 

This summer someone has become highly-skilled at printing fake bills that have passed for the real thing. Several area convenience stores and fast food restaurants have reported collecting counterfeit $10 bills.

Authorities say the accessibility and affordability of technology allows for stopping this crime that represents a potential danger to the nation's economy. Counterfeiting also is a source of financial loss to area citizens and businesses.

If you know anything about this counterfeiting, please call Crime Stoppers at 781-CLUE, or click on this Crime Stoppers to go directly to their Web site. You could earn up to $1,000 for your anonymous tip.

For more information on how to detect counterfeit money, visit