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Simi Valley businesses duped by counterfeit money

March 25, 2014 12:00:00 AM PDT
Several Simi Valley businesses have received counterfeit $100 bills during business transactions in the past two days, police said.

The business owners did not realize they had been duped until depositing the cash at the bank, Simi Valley police said.

Police have forwarded the information to the United States Secret Service for investigation.

Those who need help identifying counterfeit currency can go to: http://www.secretservice.gov/know_your_money.shtml