Advice To Aspiring Counterfeiters: Print The Correct President On Your Bills

We’re not normally in the business of giving advice to criminals, but some aspiring counterfeiters in Arizona might want to study up on their American history. They allegedly tried to pass fake $100 bills with the image of Benjamin Franklin on the note, but a watermark of Abraham Lincoln. Oh, those Founding Fathers all look alike.

The suspect tried to spend the fake cash on small, inexpensive items at a Goodwill thrift store and a Safeway. At both stores, employees noticed that something wasn’t quite right about the bill and called police. Instead of waiting around for police to arrive, the man instead walked out of both stores and left the bogus bills behind.

Suspect allegedly attempted to pass fake $100 bills with wrong politician on them [Prescott Daily Courier]

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