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Counterfeit money circulating through Paducah

100 dollar bills money

PADUCAH (WSIL) -- Paducah police are warning local businesses about counterfeit $20 and $50 bills being circulated in the area.

Police have received numerous reports over the past several weeks of the
counterfeit bills showing up at local businesses.

One fake $100 bill was recovered from a southside business. Another southside business reported finding four fake $50 bills in its nightly deposit.

The bills appeared to have been printed on bleached-out $5 bills.

Business owners and employees are urged to check currency closely and to
call police immediately if they suspect someone is trying to use counterfeit bills.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Paducah Police Department at

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Kenzie Dillow

Kenzie Dillow is the Social Media and Digital Content Manager at News 3 WSIL. She joined the team in 2016 as a video editor, moved into a Producer role in 2017 and took over the SMDCM position in 2021. Kenzie graduated from SIU Carbondale in 2016 with a Bachelor’s in Sports Broadcasting and a minor in Advertising.

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