Suspect sought in several cases of fake money

Police said they are investigating several cases of fake bills being used at multiple Eugene businesses.

Posted: Dec 14, 2017 10:48 AM
Updated: Dec 14, 2017 4:40 PM

EUGENE, Ore. -- The Eugene Police Department is investigating several cases of counterfeit money being used at local stores and restaurants.

Officers said the man will use fake bills of large denominations to pay for inexpensive items in order to receive cash back with each transaction.

Police are asking anyone who has any information on the identity of the suspect to call them at 541-682-5111.

Officers are urging shoppers, and store employees to carefully examine bills before using them for purchases. They said fake bills are unusual in color, texture, and have unusual writing or printing on them.

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