(Gillette, Wyo.) In February, the Secret Service got involved with an investigation
in to several counterfeit twenties and hundreds found floating around
Gillette, Buffalo, and Sheridan.
Now it seems more fake bills are starting to circulate again.
On Monday, the manager of Gillette's Dairy Queen reported that some time
over the weekend they'd acquired a counterfeit $20 bill. They were unsure
which cashier or which register the bill had been taken at.
Wednesday, a 22 year old employee at the same Dairy Queen reported to
Gillette Police that a fake $1 bill had been taken during the day shift.
While the dollar bill is the most common denomination of U.S. money, it is
not frequently counterfeited due to the time and effort it takes to produce
a fake buck. The enterprise is usually not as profitable as with twenties.
Buffalo's Chamber of Commerce
is saying that First Interstate Bank is also warning Johnson County
residents about fake bills starting to circulate in the area, particularly
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