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Police were called to a Kingsport, Tenn., grocery store after a woman allegedly attempted to pay with counterfeit money. When the officer arrived, he was handed a bill that he could tell had been printed on regular computer paper, with the two sides glued together but falling apart. According to the police report, the officer then searched the purse of Pamela Downs, 45, where he found a counterfeit $100 bill, printed in black and white with an upside-down back. Downs was arrested and charged with criminal simulation and counterfeiting. At the jail, Downs allegedly admitted to printing the money in her apartment. According to the report, she explained that she was allowed to print her own money, because she’d read online that President Obama had made a new law allowing people on fixed incomes to do just that. (MS/Kingsport Times-News) ...She also can print her own prescriptions, according to her reading of Obamacare.
Original Publication Date: 19 July 2015
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