SLO County Sheriff duped by counterfeiters
March 29, 2012
San Luis Obispo County Sheriff department officials suspect someone posting bail slipped two fake $50 bills past a sheriff employee in March. [SLONewTimes]
Chief Deputy Rob Reid told the New Times the bills looked and felt real. One of the bills was discovered by department staff while the other was found during a bank deposit.
Sheriff officials turned the bills over to the U.S. Secret Service, which has jurisdiction over counterfeit cases.