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Shoshone County businesses say people have tried to pass fake money from China

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Courtesy Shoshone County Sheriff's Office Courtesy Shoshone County Sheriff's Office
SHOSHONE COUNTY, Idaho -

The Shoshone County Sheriff’s Office is asking people to be on the lookout for fake dollar bills. 

Officials said over the past few weeks, local businesses have reported people trying to pass the fake bills. According to the sheriff's office, the fake bills are used in China and other countries around the world for training bank and government employees in the use of U.S. currency.

Authorities said the money can be purchased online in the U.S. The bills have Chinese characters on the left side of the front of the bills.

Here is a picture of what to look for:

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