Fake $100 bill reportedly surfaces during ATM withdrawal

July 14, 2023

Fake $100 bill reportedly surfaces during ATM withdrawal

PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — The Mason County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Wesco Eastgate on West US 10 Thursday, July 13, shortly before 8 a.m. for a “fake money” complaint, said Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole.

“The complainant reported that a customer had attempted to pay for a coffee with a fake $100 bill,” said Sheriff Cole. “The other party was located at a local credit union where he was attempting to speak with a representative as he reportedly received the fake money during an ATM withdrawal days earlier.”

Other police activity in Mason County Thursday, July 13, 2023 includes:

  • 4:52 a.m., (MCSO), gas drive-off, $24.65 in fuel stolen, Airport EZ Mart, 5400 block of West US 10, Pere Marquette Township.
  • 2:11 p.m., (MCSO), retail fraud, Walmart, 4800 block of West US 10, Pere Marquette Township. Deputies continue to investigate a retail fraud complaint following the reported theft of a car battery.
  • 7:27 p.m., (Ludington Police Department), a 47-year-old​ Ludington woman was ​arrested for two traffic warrants issued by MCSO, ​100 block South James Street​, City of Ludington. She was lodged in the Mason County Jail.
  • 7:28 p.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injury, Lincoln Road south of Dewey Road, Hamlin Township.

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