You can call it "Funny Money," but Rocky Mount police say there's nothing humorous about counterfeit money.
Authorities say they've seen a lot more of it recently. Police say the reports of fake cash have jumped during the last two weeks and they want businesses and consumers to be aware.
Police the counterfeiters are copying both new and old versions of bills.
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