Teen Arrested for Trying To Use Fake $100 Bill

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New Canaan Police Department. Credit: Michael Dinan

Police on Wednesday morning arrested a 19-year-old Bronx, N.Y. woman accused of passing a counterfeit $100 bill in New Canaan in May.

On May 26, police launched an investigation after the woman tried to pass the bill at a number of New Canaan businesses, officials said.

She was seen trying to use it on video surveillance, according to a police report.

She turned herself in 5:15 a.m. on July 8, it said.

Police charged her with four counts of first-degree forgery and two counts each of sixth-degree larceny and criminal attempt at sixth-degree larceny. 

Police released her on $1,000 bond and scheduled her to appear Aug. 12 in state Superior Court.

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