Counterfeit bills hit the Mid-South

(WMC-TV) – Fake money appears to be circulating around the Mid-South. Officials say the "funny money" is circulating in parts of Eastern Arkansas.

Counterfeit $20 bills have been found near Jonesboro.

Police say one child even tried to pay for his school's field trip with a counterfeit bill.

Craighead County Sheriff's deputies say criminals are converting one and five dollar bills to higher amounts.

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