Beware Bogus $50 Bills

Hawaii  Police Department reported this afternoon that a  counterfeiter has been ripping off farmers’ market vendors and other merchants with bogus $50 bills

“A man reported Wednesday (January 14) that several vendors at farmers markets in Hilo and Puna had received the counterfeit bills. Police also received reports from other businesses in both districts,” read an HPD public notice.  Anyone else who has received a suspicious bill or who has any information about the person(s) distributing them should call the police non-emergency line, 935-3311
Those who would rather remain anonymous can call the Crime Stoppers number at 961-8300 and may qualify for a reward of up to $1,000.

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