Sat Dec 31, 2011, 04:39 PM
n2doc (35,848 posts)
Cops: Man tried to use $1M bill at NC Walmart
(12-31) 11:57 PST Lexington, N.C. (AP) --
Do you have change for a million-dollar bill?
Police say a North Carolina man insisted his million-dollar note was real when he was buying $476 worth of items at a Walmart.
Investigators told the Winston-Salem Journal ( http://bit.ly/u7ZrEN) that 53-year-old Michael Fuller tried to buy a vacuum cleaner, a microwave oven and other items. Store employees called police after his insistence that the bill was legit, and Fuller was arrested.
The largest bill in circulation is $100. The government stopped making bills of up to $10,000 in 1969.
Fuller was charged with attempting to obtain property by false pretense and uttering a forged instrument. He is in jail on a $17,500 bond, and it isn't clear if he has an attorney. He is scheduled to be in court Tuesday.
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Sat Dec 31, 2011, 05:27 PM
rocktivity (39,881 posts)
2. North Carolina, you say? It must be the same counterfeiter!
September 12 2003: North Carolina cops are searching for a guy who successfully passed a $200 bill bearing George W. Bush's portrait and a drawing of the White House complete with lawn signs reading "We like ice cream" and "USA deserves a tax cut"...Remarkably, the cashier accepted the counterfeit note and gave the man $50 change...