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Press Photo by Katherine Grandstrand Counterfeit bills will often have sloppy printing, as shown here by Det. Terry Oestreich of the Dickinson Police Department on Monday afternoon. This bill was turned in to the police by Hardees. While usually spiking at Christmas, the Dickinson Police have seen a lot of counterfeits this January, and officers believe it is tied to drug trafficking in the area.

Counteracting counterfeiters: Dickinson Police work with Secret Service to uncover fake bills

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Banks and businesses are reporting more counterfeit bills to the Dickinson Police Department. Happening several times a week, the local authorities are working with the Secret Service, the agency charged with the protection of American currency, to find the source of the counterfeit bills.


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Katherine Grandstrand
I graduated from Bemidji State University in 2007 with a bachelor's degree in mass communcations, from Columbia College Chicago in 2009 with a master's degree in journalism.  
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