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2 men accused of using counterfeit money in Duval County

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DUVAL COUNTY, Fla. – Darius Jondi Edwards, 35, and Timothy Deante Burroughs, 28, were behind bars Thursday after being charged with making and using counterfeit money in Duval County.

According to officials, Edwards, of Clearwater, began making the fake money in November 2014, and he and Burroughs started trying to use the false bills across Duval County.

Edwards is facing up to 40 years in prison on a charge of manufacturing and passing counterfeit currency, while Burroughs is facing up to 20 years on a charge of passing counterfeit currency.