Fairmont Police Warn of Counterfeit Money

The Fairmont Police Department is warning residents and area businesses of counterfeit 20 dollar bills being passed in the area.  Authorities say they have received reports of seven confirmed fake 20 dollar  bills circulating within the city of Fairmont over the last ten days.

Fairmont Police Chief Michael Hunter says he advises those in the area to take an extra look at bills 20 dollars or more to verify all the security features in the bills.

Anyone with suspected counterfeit notes should report them to law enforcement.