Fake money passed at Amarillo garage sales

      Amarillo Police are investigating two reports of fake $100 bills being used at area garage sales.

      According to police, each bill was passed at a separate sale in south Amarillo. The suspect is described as a Hispanic female about 5 TM6 tall, in one instance she wore a blonde wig. The suspect allegedly purchased items costing less than $10.00 and received $90.00 in change.

      Police are urging anyone who had a garage sale to check for fake $100.00 bills. Both of fake bills recovered had the same serial number, AV19403670C. Police offered these tips to help prevent you from becoming a victim.

      -Get a description of the people and their vehicle, including license plate number

      -Immediately call the police at 378-3038

      If you have any information on this crime, you TMre asked to call Amarillo Crime Stoppers at 374-4400.