Kendall County, IL Faces Surge in Counterfeit $100 Bills: Oswego, Yorkville Police Issue Warnings


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Kendall County, IL – Local businesses and residents in Kendall County are on high alert as reports of counterfeit $100 bills have sharply increased. The alarming trend was first noticed on Friday afternoon, prompting immediate responses from the Oswego and Yorkville Police Departments.

In Oswego, police have reported multiple incidents where businesses in and around the county were duped with fake $100 bills. To combat this, the Village of Oswego Police Department has issued a public advisory, urging all businesses to meticulously check large denomination bills before accepting them. They emphasized the importance of verifying the authenticity of these bills to prevent potential financial losses.

Meanwhile, the Yorkville Police Department has identified a counterfeit $100 bill with a specific serial number, KA51982211A, circulating within the community. They have issued a public service announcement, asking residents and business owners to contact law enforcement immediately if they encounter a bill with this serial number.

The surge in counterfeit activities has sparked concerns across Kendall County, prompting local authorities to call for increased vigilance. Community members are encouraged to report suspicious activities and to educate themselves on the features of legitimate currency to better spot fakes. The cooperative efforts of the community and law enforcement are crucial in curtailing the spread of these fraudulent bills in Kendall County.


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