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A police agent shows counterfeit US dollar bills in FILE photo.        (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

2 Arrested After Counterfeit Bills Used To Pay For Milkshakes

An 18-year-old woman and 31-year-old man have been arrested after a counterfeit $100 bill was used to pay for a milkshake at a western Michigan restaurant.

CBS Detroit–08/23/2015

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Serial Detroit-Area Counterfeiter Sent To Prison For 3 Years

A man who once tried to sell his counterfeit cash machine on TV’s “Hardcore Pawn” has been sent to prison — again.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/18/2015

JERSEY CITY, NJ - JANUARY 30: Julius Thomas #80 of the Denver Broncos addresses the media during Super Bowl XLVIII media availability on January 30, 2014 in Jersey City, New Jersey. The Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks will meet in Super Bowl XLVIII at Metlife Stadium on February 2, 2014. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Feds Grab $21.6M In Counterfeits Before Super Bowl

Investigators have seized more than $21.6 million in knockoff souvenir football jerseys, caps and other merchandise, shut down illegal websites and made dozens of arrests in a crackdown on Super Bowl counterfeiters, authorities said Thursday.

97.1 The Ticket–01/30/2014

Man Pleads Guilty In Case Of Fake Razor Blades

A man has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to traffic in counterfeit merchandise in a case involving fake Gillette razor blades sold in West Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/05/2013

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Online Holiday Shopping Yields Record Levels Of Fraud

The Consumer Fraud Center said holiday shoppers went off a “shopping cliff” in terms of being ripped off by counterfeit and fake goods sold by cybercriminals this year in excess of $2 billion for the period of November-December 2012.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/05/2013