Canton Village Police Department warns businesses of counterfeit $50 bills
Monday, October 22, 2012 - 5:06 pm

CANTON -- The Canton Village Police Department is advising businesses to be wary of $50 bills after a counterfeit was turned into to the department Monday afternoon..

Officers said the department received a complaint from a local merchant who took the phony bill.

Officers said the bill had a serial number AD 05537119B. The bill is a Federal Reserve Note and is the older 1996 series bill.

Any businesses that receive similar bills should contact the village police at 386-8890.

Canton police have also reported the matter to the United States Secret Service.