Counterfeit $100 bills circulating island

Counterfeit currency circulating island, residents and business owners urged to be cautious.

Guam – Law enforcement officers are investigating another case of counterfeit bills being used at local mom and pops stores.

A female individual allegedly used a counterfeit $100 bill at Bay Dollar Mart in Asan. According to a release from the Guam Police department, at around 10:15 am on Sunday, a female individual walked into the store and brought an automotive fuse kit and cell phone charger to the counter for purchase, handing the cashier a $100 bill. The cashier reported that the bill felt funny in her hands, with closer inspection she noticed “For Motion Picture Use” printed on the bill. No arrest has been made. This case has been forwarded to the GPD Criminal Investigations Section and the US Secret Service for follow-up investigation.

SOURCEJolene Toves
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Jolene Toves
Jolene joined the PNC team in 2017, as a producer, co-anchor and investigative reporter covering law enforcement, courts and crimes. Notable coverage includes the Ehlert case, the Mark Torre Jr. trial, the Allan Agababa trial, exclusive pieces on the Life of a Drug Dealer/Addict, and Life behind bars...the story of Honofre Chargualaf and Kevin Cruz. In 2019, she was promoted to Assistant News Director and Lead Anchor. From 2015 to 2017 she served as Public Relations and Promotions Manager, for the Hotel Nikko Guam handling local radio and advertorial promotions, as well as produced and directed tv commercials for the hotel. Prior to this she worked with KUAM for three years as a reporter and segment host. She began her journalism career in 2012, working with Glimpses of Guam contributing to the Guam Business Magazine, R&R magazine, MDM magazine and the Marianas Business Journal.