Counterfeit money floating around the county.
Over the past few weeks, Morro Bay police have investigated several reports of counterfeit $20 and $100 bills.
Some have been refused by knowledgeable business people.
Two weeks ago, Morro Bay police arrested a man and woman from Bakersfield on suspicion of having counterfeit checks and money.
Police say they found several counterfeit $100 bills in their car when they were pulled over. Officials believe they were using them at local businesses.
Some business don’t discover the counterfeits until they make a deposit at the bank. Then the money is refused.
You’re asked to look over $100 bills carefully if you accept cash for payment.