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Man Charged with Making and Then Trying to Spend a Fake $1 Million Bill at Walmart

Was it counterfeiting or a postmodern approach to monetary expansion? Either way, police in Lexington, North Carolina allege that a man approached a register at a local Walmart with $476 worth of household goods. He tried to pay for them with a $1 million bill that he made himself: Store staff called police. Fuller was later charged [...]

Woman Charged with Stealing $800 Cash Register. There Was Only a Quarter Inside.

A woman in Gainesville, Florida was arrested for participating in the burglary of a bagel shop. She and another person are accused of breaking in and stealing a cash register. Only twenty-five cents was inside: In Phillips’ version of events, Harrington broke the front door window to get inside the business and then hauled the silver [...]