Counterfeit money in circulation in Childersburg

CHILDERSBURG, Ala. (WIAT) – According to police, counterfeit $20 bills are circulating in Childersburg.

Police were alerted of the problem over the Labor Day weekend when a fake bill passed through a convenience store.

A woman told police she acquired the bill after giving a man a ride into town.

She tried to use the bill to get some gas at a local Kangaroo gas station where a second bill was later found in the store’s cash receipt.

Police believe there are several counterfeit $20 bills in circulation, and they all likely have the same serial number: JD06063759C.

Police have also notified the Secret Service of the counterfeit bills in circulation.

The case is still under investigation.

Copyright 2013 WIAT-TV CBS 42

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