Counterfeit Bill Passed to Customer at Quick Chek

Quick Chek is located at 2 South Jefferson Road, Whippany

HANOVER TOWNSHIP — Hanover Township Police Officer Marc Leggour responded the Quick Chek, 2 South Jefferson Road for a report of a counterfeit bill being passed, on Sunday, February 17.

Upon arriving at the Quick Chek, Officer Leggour spoke with the victim who stated that an unknown male approached him inside the store and asked him if he had change for $100.00 bill.

The victim stated he did and provided the male with $100.00 in change. Upon receiving the $100.00 bill, the victim noticed the words” for motion picture use only” and realized the money was fake. He began following the individual who gave him the bill on foot and called 9-1-1 providing his location and a description of the alleged actor.

The actor was described as a black male, approximately 5’10” wearing a red hoodie with a blue and grey jacket, black sweats and black sneakers. The victim lost sight of the actor in the area of Route 287.

Investigation is pending the review of the surveillance cameras.


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