The Valley Forge Casino Resort has seen three fake $100 bills in the past month. The fake money was forwarded to the US Secret Service.
The bill was located at the casino on July 7. The 57-year-old Red Hill, Pa. man handed it over.
A 63-year-old Bensalem, Pa. man presented two counterfeit $100 bills at the same gaming property on June 27. The men won’t be investigated for passing fake currency because they were victims, according to the Sanatoga Post.
In December 2020, four Philadelphia residents were charged for allegedly passing $16,000 in counterfeit bills at casinos in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. There were counterfeit $100 bills passed at Racetrack in Chester.
The people arrested are Mahagany White, 33, Marcus Davis, 44, Nieem Johnson, 37, and Kiara Purnell, 31. Each was charged with forgery, theft by deception, possess instruments of crime, and conspiracy, according to the Delaware County Daily Times. It was not clear what happened to the charges in the local court.
Johnson is accused of passing 25 fake bills at two Parx Casino tables and 20 fake bills at two Harrah’s tables in the same month. At Valley Forge Casino, Johnson is accused of passing another 20 fake $100 bills. Wind Creek Bethlehem is where Johnson and Davis allegedly passed another 77 fake $100 bills.
The Hard Rock Cafe Casino in Atlantic City, N.J. was the location where Johnson tried to pass fake bills. Casino security guards were made aware.
In April, a suspected counterfeiting operation was found in a guest room at the Extended Stay America Hotel in Philadelphia. The police say the printing scheme made $1 bills look like $100 bills. They were altered through a printing process after being bleached. The bills all had the same serial number.
Forging currency can result in prison time.
She is accused of presenting $2,640 in counterfeit $20 bills. She was found guilty of passing or uttering counterfeit US currency.
Three fake $100 bills have surfaced at Pennsylvania’s Valley Forge Casino Resort in the past month. In the most recent incident, the bill was located at the casino on July 7. It was handed over by a 57-year-old Red Hill, Pa man. Earlier, on June 27, a 63-year-old Bensalem, Pa man presented two counterfeit $100 bills at the same gaming property.