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Fake dollar bills reported in Maine

WMTW Portland ME logo WMTW Portland ME 12/1/2021
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The town of Bucksport is warning local businesses to be on the lookout for fake money.

The town recently discovered what they say is a significant number of fake $1 bills that had been accepted at both the Town Office and town transfer station. The bills have the words "MOTION PICTURE USE" printed across the top.

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The town says most places check bills $20 and larger, but they are urging close scrutiny of all money.

Bucksport police are investigating the fake money and as of Tuesday night it was not clear where the money was coming from.

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