Small-potatoes fake bill lands man in hot water

Small-potatoes fake bill lands man in hot water

If you're going to take the risk of counterfeiting money, you might as well go for the Benjamins.

But a Kandal man who paid for breakfast for himself and a friend with a counterfeit $5 bill on Wednesday clearly didn’t have such lofty goals.

Unfortunately for him, the restaurateur spotted the funny money and phoned the police, who arrived and found three more of the counterfeit bills on him.

He claimed not to know about the money’s dodgy provenance, but the court will decide. NOKORWAT

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