Tips Encouraged in Counterfeit Bill Cases

The Kanawha County Sheriff's office is investigating reports of counterfeit bills being passed on Monday. Deputy T.A. Fouch responded to the 7-11 store on Shadyside Road in the outskirts of St. Albans after store personnel reported receiving two fake $20 bills sometime during the day. Store managers are reviewing surveillance footage in an attempt to determine who passed the bills. The sheriff's office says so far this Christmas Season, there have been several counterfeit bills passed in Kanawha County, in no one particular area. Be on the lookout for suspicious currency, including $10’s, $20’s, $50’s and even $100’s.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office at (304) 357-0169. Anonymous tips can be submitted by phone at (304) 357-4693 or on the Kanawha Sheriff’s Office website at kanawhasheriff.us.