Gadsden Police Working to Find Source of Counterfeit Cash

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Counterfeit money (Photo provided by Gadsden Police Dept.)

Counterfeit money (Photo provided by Gadsden Police Dept.)

Counterfeit money (Photo provided by Gadsden Police Dept.)

GADSDEN, Ala. (WHNT) – Gadsden Police found $1,421 worth of funny money this week.  However, they’re not sure who’s making it.

Police recently received so many cases of counterfeit cash that it did a sweep of local businesses Thursday to find it all.

“The reason for this sweep served two purposes – one, to keep counterfeit money from being re-circulated back to the public, and two, to educate store personnel of how important turning in counterfeit money is to an on going investigation,” said Sgt. Patrick Chumley.

If you have any information that may help Gadsden Police find the person behind the counterfeit money, please call (256) 549-4500.