Possible counterfeit operation found behind Blue Ash restaurant

BLUE ASH, OH (FOX19) - A federal investigation of counterfeit money is underway in Blue Ash thanks to a tip from a local eatery.

A manager from Sammy's Gourmet Burgers and Beers on Creek Road called police after finding what appeared to be counterfeit bills in the dumpster behind the restaurant.

Police responded to the call Saturday afternoon and found what they believe are remnants of a counterfeiting operation.

The Secret Service has now been called in to handle the investigation.

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