Counterfeit Money Operation in Rochester, Minn.

Posted at: 11/19/2012 10:39 AM


ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) - Rochester police say they've uncovered evidence of a counterfeit money operation.

Four people were arrested over the weekend after officers obtained a search warrant for a home. Police say officers had gone to the home to serve a felony warrant and discovered evidence of the money-making operation. Police have not yet provided details on what was seized.

Reports of counterfeit bills have surfaced recently in Rochester, Austin, Albert Lea, Red Wing and Byron.

The Post-Bulletin (http://bit.ly/UafbV7 ) reports in early September, Wal-Mart in Rochester received $260 in counterfeit $20 bills in one transaction.


Information from: Post-Bulletin, http://www.postbulletin.com

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