Ecorse Businesses Urged to be On Alert for Counterfeit Bills
December 31, 2020
Ecorse's Public Safety Director Joseph Thomas is urging local businesses to be on alert for counterfeit $50 and $20 bills. Thomas says five fake bills had been received by three Ecorse businesses as of Monday, December 28, and says there are bound to be more floating around out there.
"During the holidays, we got hit hard and people are going to be doing (unlawful) things, and we ask people to be extremely mindful," says Thomas.
Thomas adds that it is possible people are unknowingly passing the fake bills around and may have received them as change when holiday shopping elsewhere out i...