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Hamilton County, Illinois Nixle
Wednesday November 23rd, 2016 :: 02:53 p.m. CST


Counterfeit Money is being passed around in Hamilton County. $100 and $20 bills seem to be the common bills. Please be aware!

The Hamilton County Sheirff's Office and the McLeansboro Police Department have recieved many complaints about counterfeit money being passed at buisiness in Hamilton County.  So far $100 and $20 dollar bills have been the amounts being presented.  The counterfiet bills are lacking the internal security strip.  Some bills have also briefly appeared to be authentic when marked with a security pen.  Officers and Deputies are follwing up with leads as the investigation continues.  Please be aware of these bills as you conducting money transactions.  If you have any information that you believe would assist out investigation you may call McLeansboro Police at 618-643-HELP (4357) or the Hamilton County Sheiiff's Office at 618-643-2511.  Anynomous TIPS can be left by visiting the sheriff's department web page 

Hamilton County, Illinois Nixle
100 S Jackson St
McLeansboro, IL 62859

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 618-643-3744

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