Pair busted for using counterfeit money - KCTV5

Man and woman arrested for spending fake money

Pair busted for using counterfeit money

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Monica L. Nussbaum (Wayne County Sheriff) Monica L. Nussbaum (Wayne County Sheriff)
Eric R. Ramey ( Wayne County Sheriff) Eric R. Ramey ( Wayne County Sheriff)

On Friday, June 28, Wayne County Sheriff Deputies arrested a man and a woman after discovering the pair had been spending several hundred dollars of counterfeit money with Amish roadside vendors.

After one of the victims provided authorities with license plate information, deputies spotted the vehicle at a Mt. Eaton gas station and immediately took both suspects into custody.

Upon making the arrest deputy's recovered additional counterfeit money as well as various produce items that had been purchased.

The suspects told the deputies that they were using the large counterfeit bills to make small purchases and would receive change as well as the product in return.

The counterfeit money consisted of one dollar bills that had been altered to appear as 100s and 50s.

The suspects have been identified as Monica L. Nussbaum, 25, and Eric R. Ramey, 28.

Both suspects are facing a several local and federal charges in this case.

Authorities are continuing their investigation to find out whether additional suspects were involved.

Individuals who feel that they have been victims of this pair are urged to contact the Wayne County Sheriff's office or their local law enforcement agency.

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