Counterfeiting

This man is accused of trying to use or using counterfeit $50 in the Wilmington area. (Photo courtesy: WPD)
Police looking for man using fake $50 bills
A spokeswoman with the Wilmington Police Department said a man is trying to use fake money to buy food and goods in the Wilmington area. Tue, 07/14/2015 - 4:31pm
Man wanted in counterfeit credit card shopping incidents
The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office needs your help identifying a suspect wanted for questioning in fraudulent purchases. Thu, 12/11/2014 - 4:09pm
Fake $100 bill signed ‘Moe Money’ used in NC
Investigators say they have charged a Greensboro university student with having almost $13,000 in fake money in her room after she tried to use a counterfeit $100 bill signed "Moe Money." Thu, 01/23/2014 - 7:09pm
Police: Bar employees catch customers using counterfeit bills to buy drinks
Police say employees at a bar downtown caught two customers using counterfeit money to buy drinks early Wednesday. Thu, 08/29/2013 - 1:11pm
Broken taillight leads to drugs, counterfeit money
A deputy noticing a broken taillight landed two men behind bars on drug charges. At least one of them may also face counterfeiting charges. Wed, 08/28/2013 - 5:39pm
Woman arrested for $73,000 in counterfeit cash
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. Thu, 02/14/2013 - 9:05pm
Vehicle stop leads to drugs, counterfeit money arrests
Brunswick County Sheriff's deputies have arrested a man and woman from New Hanover County on charges including drug possession and possession of counterfeit money. Fri, 12/14/2012 - 7:53pm
Christmas cash could be funny money
Counterfeit money seems like something you'd see in the movies, but the funny money is far too often a reality. Fri, 12/17/2010 - 8:57pm
Funny money afloat in Columbus County
Show me the money. Just make sure it's real. Counterfeit money has been circulating in Columbus County, and police are cracking down. Tue, 06/15/2010 - 9:18pm
New $100 bills
Benjamin Franklin is getting a facelift to fight counterfeiting. Thu, 04/22/2010 - 3:20am