Bags of fast food help S.C. police bust counterfeiting operation
EASLEY, S.C. — Bags of uneaten fast food helped police bust a couple of counterfeiters, authorities said.
The officer went back to the restaurants and found that people matching descriptions of those in the car had paid for the food with fake $100 bills, authorities said.
A total of $6,000 in counterfeit bills was eventually found in the car, prosecutors said.
Michele Ann Reynolds, a 35-year-old passenger in the car, pleaded guilty Wednesday to possession of counterfeit money. The driver, Henry Lee Orr, 45, also has pleaded guilty to counterfeiting and is awaiting sentencing.
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