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  • EBRSO: Woman sought after using counterfeit cash

    December 19, 2012 1:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office released photos of a woman they said used counterfeit cash, and asked for the public's help identifying her. Deputies said the woman in the photo used counterfeit $50 bills to buy gift cards at the Rite Aid on Siegen Lane,... more »
  • Police: Buffalo man tried to eat bogus $50 bills

    September 4, 2012 12:29 PM

    DARIEN, N.Y. - Authorities say a 35-year-old man tried to swallow several counterfeit $50 bills after he was caught trying to use the bogus money at a western New York amusement park. The Genesee County Sheriff's Office says deputies were called to Darien Lake Theme Park and Resort on Sunday... more »
  • Suspect jumps into bayou, search called off

    December 6, 2011 5:42 PM

    GROSSE TETE - Police called off a search for a suspect Tuesday afternoon after he jumped and sank into a bayou that authorities believed was too dangerous to follow him into. At 12:50 on Tuesday morning, an Iberville Parish Deputy pulled a car over containing a driver and passenger... more »
  • EBRSO: Man used counterfeit money to buy liquor

    June 22, 2011 11:08 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities are looking for a man who used counterfeit money to buy liquor at a Baton Rouge pharmacy. Casey Hicks with the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office said the man bought two bottles of Hennessy Cognac at the store on 14455 Greenwell Springs Rd. on May... more »
  • Authorities nab three in counterfeit money investigation

    December 23, 2010 3:52 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE- Three men from Baton Rouge are spending the holidays behind bars following a counterfeit investigation by the Ascension Parish Sheriff's uniform patrol division. 24-year-old Carrell Ike, 23-year-old Isaac Cornish III, and 21-year-old Derrick Walker are accused of using counterfeit money at LeBlanc's Payless on Highway 42 in Prairieville.... more »
  • DSPD: Men passing counterfeit bills identified

    December 23, 2010 10:38 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS – Two men seen in surveillance photos passing counterfeit money have been identified, according to authorities. Police said after the men’s pictures were shown on local media, they received enough tips to identify them. The men passed counterfeit $100 bills at a Denham Springs Walmart Monday, and were... more »
  • Denham Springs Police investigating counterfeit money

    December 22, 2010 11:01 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS – Authorities are investigating counterfeit money that was used recently at a Walmart in Denham Springs. DSPD officers said a pair of men used counterfeit $100 bills recently to purchase items at the Walmart, then left in a white pickup. Surveillance cameras showed the truck is a 90’s... more »
  • Deputies: man used copier in truck to make fake money

    September 20, 2010 11:48 AM

    A man accused of using counterfeit money has been arrested a second time for the same crime. Louis Gene Santiny, Jr. from Grand Isle, La. was arrested in Terrebonne Parish after deputies say he was trying to use a fake $100 bill at a hotel. Employees at the hotel... more »
  • Monroe man convicted of counterfeiting

    June 24, 2010 5:48 AM

    A Monroe man has been convicted of a charge he printed and sold counterfeit money out of his home. Wilbert Ross was convicted of one count of counterfeiting. He faces a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. His sentencing is set for Oct. 4. FBI... more »
  • Man arrested in Eunice for funny money

    March 3, 2010 8:06 AM

    The Eunice Police Department arrested Michael Anthony Jacobs in connection with an attempt to swap six fake $20 bills for a legitimate $100 bill. Officers say Jacobs allegedly tried to exchange the money at a local convenience store, but the clerk became suspicious and used a special pen used to... more »
  • Man arrested in Clinton counterfeit money scheme

    September 22, 2009 6:03 AM

    East Feliciana Parish sheriff's deputies arrested Antonio D. Moses for allegedly passing a counterfeit $100 bill last week. Moses is charged with one count of monetary instrument abuse. Detectives say more arrests are possible. The bills were printed on washed and bleached $5 notes and do not react to pens... more »

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