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Russell Police Department Issues Counterfeit Alert

Twenty Dollar BillThe Russell Police Department has been notified of unknown persons passing counterfeit twenty dollar bills in the area.

The counterfeit twenty dollar bills all have the same serial number of IL18109347G.

According to the PD, the counterfeit bills are all slightly smaller than a normal twenty dollar bill. The bills have also been reported as having a slight color difference. They are all series 2006 twenty dollar bills.

Police urge folks to be extra cautious when taking twenty dollar bills. The counterfeit bills do not have a security thread stating the denomination of the bill, or a watermark of President Jackson.

For more information, please visit www.secretservice.gov or contact local law enforcement.

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