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UPDATE: Arrest made in fake $100 bill case

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Posted at 12:50 PM, Feb 25, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-29 16:03:06-05

UPDATE: Green Bay Police have arrested a 27-year-old woman in connection with a string of counterfeit $100 bills that were used at local businesses.

She is being held on a probation violation. Charges of Uttering/Forgery and Theft by Fraud are pending.

The investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information should contact the Green Bay Police Department at 920-448-3200, or CrimeStoppers at 920-432-STOP.

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The Green Bay Police Department is investigating the passing of counterfeit money.

On or around Feb. 20, businesses in the Green Bay area were victimized by the use of a counterfeit bill.

Employees of the businesses quickly realized the bill was not real and the situation to be suspicious and contacted police, which led to the questioning of the person attempting to pass one of these bills, according to Green Bay police Lt. Rick Belanger.

The investigation is ongoing. Belanger urges businesses to be vigilant using counterfeit pens and checking for water marks in the bill prior to accepting any large bill.

Belanger also warns individuals to be cautious of someone buying something of smaller value with a larger bill.