Okolona police warn of counterfeit money

Okolona police are reminding citizens to be aware of the danger and consequences of possessing counterfeit money.

Posted: Dec 11, 2018 7:51 PM
Updated: Dec 12, 2018 9:33 AM

OKOLONA, Miss. (WTVA) - Okolona police are reminding citizens to be aware of the danger and consequences of possessing counterfeit money.

Police are encouraging all local businesses to pay close attention to every bill that comes through their doors.

Photo: Lowndes County Sheriff's Department

Officers have been getting reports this month on the subject.

Police say a local man allegedly ordered $2,800 in fake money to use as a prank.

The suspect’s name has not been released by police at this time.

Police say they are working with the Secret Service and say the person could possibly face charges pending results of the investigation.

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