Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Riverhead Town Police are offering up to $5,000 for information about a man who passed counterfeit money at a gas station and restaurants around Riverhead Town, according to a news release.
Police said the unidentified man used counterfeit currency at four different locations on Oct. 1. The suspect bought cheap itemsat a Calverton gas station and restaurants in Wading River and Riverhead paid using counterfeit $100 bills. He received change for his fake money.
Suffolk County Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to the man’s arrest. Police have asked anyone with information about the fake money to call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-220-TIPS.
All calls will be kept confidential.
Photo credit: Suffolk County Crime Stoppers