The Grand Junction Police Department reports there has been a recent wave of counterfeit bills circulating at local stores.

Counterfeit Bills Reported At Grand Junction Stores

A number of Grand Junction area businesses have recently reported transactions involving counterfeit money. According to the Grand Junction Police Department, the fake bills have been in various denominations but mostly $5s, $10s, and $50s. One commenter on the GJPD Facebook page reported several attempts have been made to pass $100 bills at the 12th Street City Market.

The police department is urging area businesses that suspect they may have been the victim of counterfeiting to contact local authorities and file a police report. It may seem like a lost cause once counterfeit bills have been accepted, but GJPD says the compilation of reports can help officers begin to look for patterns of where and when these bills are being used.

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