This man is accused of trying to use or using counterfeit $50 in the Wilmington area. (Photo courtesy: WPD)
2 months ago
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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.
Man wanted in counterfeit credit card shopping incidents
9 months ago
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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.
Fake $100 bill signed ‘Moe Money’ used in NC
2 years ago
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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."
Police: Bar employees catch customers using counterfeit bills to buy drinks
2 years ago
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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.
Broken taillight leads to drugs, counterfeit money
2 years ago
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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.
Woman arrested for $73,000 in counterfeit cash
3 years ago
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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.
Vehicle stop leads to drugs, counterfeit money arrests
3 years ago
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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.
Christmas cash could be funny money
5 years ago
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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.
Funny money afloat in Columbus County
5 years ago
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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.
New $100 bills
5 years ago
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New $100 bills

Benjamin Franklin is getting a facelift to fight counterfeiting.