Yuma County Sheriff’s Office Warning Of Counterfeit Bills

The Yuma County Sheriff’s Office has received three separate reports of counterfeit U.S. currency being presented at local businesses, over the past week.

According to the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office, multiple bills have been presented in denominations of $1.00, $10.00, and $20.00. The bills are able to be identified as counterfeit utilizing a counterfeit detector pen, similar to those used by financial institutions.

The suspects presenting the counterfeit currency have been described as an adult Hispanic male and adult Hispanic female.

Anyone with any information concerning this investigation or who believes they may have been presented with counterfeit currency, is asked to contact the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office at (928) 783-4427 or 78-CRIME to remain anonymous. You can also visit the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office website at www.yumacountysheriff.org to submit an anonymous tip.

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  1. Counterfeit money is bad because it is created with no value. In turn, this devalues all money. The devaluation of money is known as “inflation”. My question is this: since the the Federal Reserve prints money with no tangible assets to back it, and they have a stated policy of 1.5% inflation per year, how is the net effect of government policy any different from that of “illegitimate” counterfeiters?

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