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Counterfeit money shows up in Fort Smith

FORT SMITH (AP) - Several hundred dollars in phony currency has been circulating in Fort Smith.

Police say two stores run by Walmart and a Big Lots store reported Friday that a number of counterfeit bills had turned up in their cash registers.

Employees of 1 store told police that the suspects left in a dark colored Chrysler 300 with Oklahoma license tags.

The fakes were in denominations of $20 and $5.

The Southwest Times Record reports that investigators believe that the counterfeit $20 bills were bleached $1 bills that had been printed over.

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