BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Investigators in Brunswick County have charged a woman with having thousands of dollars in funny money.
After months of searching deputies began working with the secret service to find Luann Simmons.
A local business reported simmons paid with a counterfeit $100 bill. Investigators say when she tried to do it again, the business reported it.
Deputies say Simmons found the money in a house where she lived and worked as an in-home care taker for an older couple.
In all, deputies and Secret Service agents found more than $73,000 in counterfeit money.
Investigators say they do not know who is responsible for making the counterfeit cash.