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Deputies: Man used counterfeit money to purchase gift cards

Man in striped shirt suspected of using counterfeit bills
Man in striped shirt suspected of using counterfeit bills

ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. – The St. Johns County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in identifying a man accused of using counterfeit money to purchase Visa gift cards.

Deputies said the black male, seen on surveillance wearing a striped shirt, attempted to purchase $510 worth of Visa gift cards with 10 counterfeit $50 bills and one counterfeit $10 bill on Saturday around 5:45pm.

The cashier recognized the bills were fake and notified law enforcement.

The man left the store, which was not named, prior to law enforcement arriving.

Anyone with information is asked to call Deputy M. Toubaili at mtoubaili@sjso.org or 904-824-8304.