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Trio charged with passing fake $20s

Two North Carolina residents and a Charleston man are currently in jail on charges of passing fake $20 bills in at least three counties including Braxton. The local investigation began on January 4 when Cpl. C.E. Westfall of the Braxton County Sheriff’s Department received a complaint from the local CVS store manager that two black males had made purchases the previous day totaling $400 with what appears to be counterfeit $20 bills.

Cpl. P.A. Huff of the Sutton Detachment of the West Virginia State Police assisted in the investigation. Huff identified the pair from . . .

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