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Man Used Counterfeit Currency at Nesconset Business, SCPD Says

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Officials: Suspect attempted to use a counterfeit $100 bill to purchase cigarettes at Handy Pantry.

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SCPD are seeking the man who attempted to use counterfeit currency at a Nesconset business.

Photo by: Suffolk County Police Department

Nesconset, NY - December 14, 2018 - Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Fourth Squad detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the man who attempted to use counterfeit currency at a Nesconset business last month.
 
A man attempted to use a counterfeit $100 bill to purchase cigarettes at Handy Pantry, located at 279 Smithtown Blvd., on November 15 at 12:15 p.m. Employees informed the man the bill was fake and he fled in a 1996 to 1999 green Jeep Cherokee with an aftermarket metal rack affixed to the rear trailer hitch. 
 
Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information about these incidents can contact Suffolk County Crime Stoppers to submit an anonymous tip by calling 1-800-220-TIPS, texting “SCPD” and your message to “CRIMES” (274637) or by email at www.tipsubmit.com. All calls, text messages and emails will be kept confidential.