Articles Tagged With ‘counterfeiting’




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Grover Beach police searching for two counterfeiters

Grover Beach police are searching for two women accused of spending counterfeit $50 bills at local businesses on three separate occasions Monday. Officers describe one suspect as a light-skinned Hispanic woman between the ages of... (Continue reading)

SLO police break up counterfeiting operation in Motel 6 parking lot

While scanning a Motel 6 parking lot, a San Luis Obispo police officer stumbled upon a man and woman flush with counterfeit cash and in the process of creating more money, according to SLOPD. It... (Continue reading)

SLO police seeking another counterfeiter

In what appears to be part of a trend, a woman tried to spend a counterfeit $50 bill at a San Luis Obispo beauty store on Friday. The woman did not succeed in making the... (Continue reading)

SLO police searching for suspects with counterfeit $100 bills

San Luis Obispo police are searching for a man and a woman who tried to spend counterfeit $100 bills at two separate downtown stores around the same time Thursday morning. Both suspects were caught on... (Continue reading)

Korean fraudster arrested for bank scam in Morro Bay

Morro Bay police arrested a 60-year-old man for bank fraud earlier this month. The man is suspected of being a member of a Korean gang involved in a string of bank fraud scams. [KSBY] On... (Continue reading)

Former police chief’s son suspected of counterfeiting, burglary

By DANIEL BLACKBURN and KAREN VELIE Paso Robles police caught a break in a counterfeiting case when officers recognized a man videotaped passing a counterfeit bill at a CVS Pharmacy as the son of former... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles woman turns herself in over counterfeit checks

A Paso Robles woman turned herself in Tuesday morning after police circulated a photo of her allegedly passing a counterfeit check. Kathleen Bartley, 56, is accused of handing counterfeit checks to cashiers at the Paso... (Continue reading)

Pismo Beach man pleads guilty to counterfeiting

A 51-year-old Pismo Beach man plead guilty today to manufacturing counterfeit U.S. Currency. Kenneth Choate faces a maximum statutory penalty of 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine, according to United States Attorney Benjamin... (Continue reading)

K9 sniffs contraband in Nipomo man’s truck

With the help of a K9, San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies found a stolen pistol, heroin, methamphetamine and counterfeit cash in a Nipomo man’s pickup truck. Around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, deputies saw a driver... (Continue reading)

 Pismo Beach man indicted for counterfeiting

A federal grand jury indicted a Pismo Beach man last week for manufacturing counterfeit U.S. Currency, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. On May 31, a vendor at the Visalia Swap Meet reported to... (Continue reading)



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