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The bill on top is a counterfeit bill the Brainerd Police Department reports being passed at area businesses. The bill below is genuine. Significant differences: On the counterfeit, Benjamin Franklin’s making a different face with a raised eyebrow; in place of “The United States of America,” it reads “For motion picture use only”; the top reads “One Hundred” instead of “One Hundred Dollars.” The counterfeit has a different 'feel' than genuine paper money. Chelsey Perkins/Brainerd Dispatch

Brainerd Police: Counterfeit $100 bills being passed

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The Brainerd Police Department is warning area businesses and residents to look out for counterfeit $100 bills, several of which have been recovered this week.


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Chelsey Perkins
Chelsey Perkins grew up in Crosslake and is a graduate of Pequot Lakes High School. She earned her Bachelor's degree in professional journalism from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities. Perkins has interned at the Lake Country Echo and the Rochester and Austin Post-Bulletins and also worked for the student-run Minnesota Daily newspaper as a copy editor and columnist during college. She went on to intern at Utne Reader magazine, where she was later hired as the research editor. Before joining the Brainerd Dispatch, Perkins worked as a staff writer for the Pineandlakes Echo Journal.
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