Springdale Police search for suspect in counterfeit money scheme

SPRINGDALE, OH (FOX19) - Springdale Police are attempting to identify a man who allegedly purchased electronics with counterfeit currency.

Authorities say the subject, a black male, first used counterfeit bills at a Springdale Best Buy to purchase a TV and XBox on January 25.

One the same day, the subject reportedly purchased an iPad at the West Chester Walmart with counterfeit currency. The value of the purchases totaled over $1,640.

Police say the money was not determined to be counterfeit until after the suspect left the stores.

Anyone who recognizes the suspect is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (513) 346-5771.

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