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Counterfeit bills signed 'Moe Money' lead to forgery bust

Published January 24, 2014 9:26 am

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2014, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

A woman had a pretty decent counterfeit $100 bill, and then she signed it with the name "Moe Money."

The 19-year-old woman, a student at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, was arrested an charged Tuesday after she tried to use a forged $100 bill to buy a gift card at Walgreens, the local Fox affiliate reports. The imitation money actually looks pretty good:

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But it also has one glaring problem, as the picture points out: the bill bears the name "Moe Money" in the spot where the Secretary of the Treasury would normally sign. For some reason, the woman also gave Moe Money the title of "Proprietor of the Commonwealth."

After the woman's arrest, police found $12,882 in counterfeit currency.

— Jim Dalrymple II

Twitter: @jimmycdii