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Funny Money: Counterfeits no laughing matter

Counterfeit money is being circulated in Kimball according to a recent news release from Kimball Police chief Darren Huff.

Initially, Huff said Points West Bank identified phony bills on several occasions and contacted the police to report them. However, FirsTier Bank in Kimball has also reported counterfeit money and Huff said that, to date, fake $5, $10, $20 and $100 denominations have been collected.

These bills have been passed and returned from business deposits this year, and many of the local businesses have no way to determine when they were received – leaving these victims with no sus...

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