Houston police investigating reports of counterfeit money

Businesses are reminded to be careful and check money closely in Houston.

Posted: Jul 17, 2018 12:38 PM
Updated: Jul 17, 2018 6:23 PM

HOUSTON, Miss. (WTVA) - Businesses are reminded to be careful and check money closely in Houston. 

On Monday, the Houston Police Department posted a reminder to its Facebook page. 

"We have gotten reports of counterfeit $100 and $20 bills being passed," police stated.  

Chief Billy Voyles says that a 100 dollar bill and a 20 were found to be counterfeit over the last 5 days.

He is saying for people to be vigialent with the money people recieve and to check the watermarks to discover its legitimacy. 

Victims are urged to contact the Houston Police Department at 662-456-2554. 

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