Can you help? Police say man using 'larger denominations' of counterfeit currency

Police asked for the public's help identifying a man suspected of using counterfeit currency at stores and restaurants. Anyone with information about the identity of the suspect is asked to call (541) 682-5111.

EUGENE, Ore. - Police asked for the public's help identifying a man suspected of using counterfeit currency at stores and restaurants.

"The suspect typically uses larger denominations," Eugene Police said. "He selects small value items and subsequently receives the items and a substantial amount of cash in return with each purchase."

Anyone with information about the identity of the suspect is asked to call (541) 682-5111.

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"Eugene Police would like to encourage shoppers and businesses during the busy holiday season to carefully examine money being used for purchases," police said in a statement. "Do not attempt to use money that is unusual in color, texture or has unusual writing or printing on it. Please contact your financial institutions if you have any questions regarding authentication if you are not sure if the money is genuine."

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