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Man arrested for having counterfeit money, police say

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ALBEMARLE, NC (WBTV) -

Since November of last year, the Albemarle Police Department says they have received nineteen reports of counterfeit money being passed in the city, and on Monday they arrested a man with fake currency.

On January 27, the Albemarle Police Department received a report of counterfeit money attempting to be passed at the Corner Super Market on West Main Street. The clerk at the store spotted the fraudulent currency, refused to take the bill, and called police, the report states.

Officers arrived and questioned a man, later identified as Daniel Thomas Sanders, 22, who had a counterfeit $20 bill, police said.

Sanders was arrested and charged with possessing of counterfeit instrument/currency and with attempting to obtain property by false pretense because he attempted to purchase a small amount of items with the counterfeit twenty dollar bill.

Sanders' bond was set at $5,000, and his court date was set for February 18.

Police told WBTV that the investigation is ongoing, and more arrests are predicted in the near future.

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