Thief surprised fake $100 bill almost worked at gas station

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Published on February 26, 2020 - Duration: 00:56s

Thief surprised fake $100 bill almost worked at gas station

A man in South Brunswick, N.J.

Attempted to pay his charges at a gas station with a fake $100 bill.

Police were called once the gas station clerk realized the trick the man had pulled off.

The South Brunswick Police Department even posted a photo of the phony bill on Twitter.

โ€œFor Motion Picture Use Onlyโ€ is emblazoned on both the front and the back of the bill.

According to law enforcement, the 20-year-old man was eventually tracked down.

The suspect allegedly admitted that he himself was surprised that the ploy almost worked.

Forgery of currency is both a federal and state offense.

Inย New Jersey,ย paying with fake money can be deemed as third-degree forgery.

It can be punishable by up to five years in prison and/or a $500 fine.

Itโ€™s unclear as of now whether the suspect will be charged with anything


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