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10-Mar-2004

Talk about a million-dollar mistake…

Filed under: General — codeman38 @ 2:46 am

More abject stupidity from my own home state (that’s Georgia, for those too lazy to look it up):

Payoff from $1 million bill is forgery charge

COVINGTON — Here’s a quick tip: If you are going to try and pass off fake money, you might want to first think about using a denomination that is actually made by the U.S. Treasury Department.

Ranked by officers of the Covington Police Department (CPD) as of one of biggest “boneheaded” moves ever, a Porterdale woman allegedly tried to pay for more than $1,600 in merchandise at the Covington Wal-Mart Friday with a $1 million bill.

This incident also got a mention in The Smoking Gun, complete with actual police report and mugshot…

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