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Cops offer reward for info on man who used counterfeit money


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