A Pennsylvania man learned a few valuable lessons when he allegedly tried to pass fake $20 bills at a yard sale: Don't use white paper to print money, and don't give out counterfeit cash at a sale being held by a bank teller.
"She deals with money every day," trooper Terry Geibel told Trib Total Media. "They were counting the money and discovered those $20 bills. After he paid and left, they discovered the money had the exact same serial numbers."
The woman, Amy Miller, is a teller at Kittanning Citizen's Bank. She said the money looked and felt odd, and telltale marks like red and blue fibers going through the paper were missing; it turns out the money had been printed out on resume paper. The police eventually caught up with Gregory Louis Douglas, 40, a man already on federal probation for counterfeiting. Douglas is being charged with felony forgery and misdemeanor theft by deception.