Police: RI man's fake $100 bills had wrong faceNovember 15, 2012 @ 6:19 am
ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) - A Rhode Island man police say used counterfeit $100 bills to make purchases at a Target store made a critical mistake.
The bills had a picture of President Abraham Lincoln on them. Real $100 bills bear a picture of Benjamin Franklin. Lincoln's portrait graces the $5 bill.
Dana Leland of Central Falls, R.I., was held on $1,000 cash bail after pleading not guilty Wednesday in Attleboro District Court to charges of uttering a counterfeit note and possession of a counterfeit note.
Police tell The Sun Chronicle ( http://bit.ly/XbZccR) the 29-year-old Leland used the fake notes on three consecutive days at the North Attleborough store to buy items worth less than $25.
Leland's lawyer said her client has struggled with drug and alcohol problems and untreated mental health issues, and had a relapse.
Information from: The (Attleboro, Mass.) Sun Chronicle, http://www.thesunchronicle.com
(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)
So far, it's good news for car tab fees in King County, and bad news for bus riders
Suing The Seahawks
A Seahawks fan sues for $50 million over limiting playoff ticket sales
Scientists working to save Earth from approaching asteroids
Please login below with your Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or Disqus account. Existing MyNorthwest account holders will need to create a new Disqus account or use one of the social logins provided below. Thank you.