Chief Edward Lacey of the Ellijay Police Department notes the counterfeit $20 and $100 bills are “very difficult to detect.”

Alert: Counterfeit bills being passed

A Gilmer Chamber Business Alert was issued Monday on counterfeit $20 and $100 bills being passed in the area. The alert was prompted by Chief Edward Lacey of the Ellijay Police Department, who said the recent increase in the bills was recognized “by working with our local banks.”

The warning to local merchants includes photos of the bills with the advisory, “As you can tell from the pictures, these bills are very difficult to detect as counterfeit.”

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