This Money Is FunnyGregory Douglas, 40, allegedly used a yard sale in Rayburn, Pa., to pass a number of counterfeit $20 bills. Amy Miller, who ran the yard sale, detected the counterfeits after Douglas left, and notified authorities. “On money, there are distinctive things to look for,” Miller said. “And just the feel of the money, it wasn’t money paper. Compared to other twenties in my bag, it was really white.” She knew how to detect counterfeits from her job training — she works at a bank. “She deals with money every day,” said Trooper Terry Geibel. “They were counting the money and discovered those $20 bills. After he paid and left, they discovered the money had the exact same serial numbers.” Douglas, who was also wanted on other charges, was caught and arrested two days later, and counterfeiting and theft by deception charges were added to the list. He was jailed in lieu of $220,000 bail. (MS/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review) ...No cash payments allowed.
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