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Richmond police catch man passing counterfeit checks

Twenty six year-old Robert Devon Dunn tried to pass a fake five-dollar bill to a clerk at a Texaco gas station. Police say the clerk immediately recognized the bill as a fake.

"Regular money is actually a fabric made out of linen. It's a fabric rather than paper and that's why it feels a little different," says Major Robert Mott with Richmond Police.

Mott says Dunn just printed fake bills off of computer paper.

"Now with printers being a lot better than they used to, the bills looks very very good and if you're not really feeling it or put it in with a bunch of other bills when you're counting them you'll miss it, you won't notice."

Major Mott says counterfeit bills have been coming in from several stores in Richmond. A Burger King turned in bills with the same serial number as the fake ones Dunn passed off at the Texaco. Police are also looking at fake bills from O'Reilly's, Zaxby's and Penn Station to see if they're the same fake bills.


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