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Laurel County deputies are searching for couple that used counterfeit money at Corbin Walmart

By: Erika Glover Email
By: Erika Glover Email

LAUREL Co., Ky. (WYMT) - Sheriff's deputies in Laurel County are asking for your help to find the couple responsible for using counterfeit money at an Eastern Kentucky Walmart.

Deputy Larry Parrott said this incident happened on Sunday evening at the Walmart in Corbin. Deputy Parrott said the couple involved might not of even known the money was fake.

Deputies said the man and woman used counterfeit bills in the electronic section.

"I don't know at what point the clerk actually realized that they were counterfeits, but at that point they contacted management," Parrott said. "Management contacted lost prevention at Walmart."

Laurel County Sheriff's Deputies said the pair used a total of $60, all of which was fake, before leaving quickly in a car.

"Six $10 bills were counterfeited," Parrott said. "Four of them had the same serial number and two of them had different serial numbers."

Parrot said this is only the second time he's seen an instance involving counterfeit money this year.

"We are not making any accusations," said Parrott. "We just want to question them, find out who they are, and try to find out where it came from."

If you have any information you can call the Laurel County Sheriff's Office 606-864-6600. Deputies said your information will be confidential.

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