Counterfeit money turns up in the Hill Country

HONDO, Tx (HCBN) – Counterfeit bills are turning up after being passed in denominations of $20, $50, and $100 bills according to the Hondo Police Department (HPD).

HPD is warning businesses and residents to check for all security features on bills received, including checking the paper texture, using a counterfeit pen, or even calling law enforcement if there are any doubts about bills that are received.

“Please Be vigilant and do not become a victim,” said the press release by the Hondo Police Department.

If anyone comes in contact with a counterfeit bill, they are being asked to take possession of it and to notify local law enforcement immediately.

HPD says that they currently have some suspects identified and will follow up with further investigation.