Counterfeit currency circulating in Pierz

The Pierz Police Department is currently investigating several incidents involving counterfeit money. Officers have responded to several businesses that have identified counterfeit bills. Businesses should check all bills received, as officers have seen counterfeit bills in all denominations.

Not only should businesses check all bills received, but the Pierz Police Department reminds them to get a description of anyone passing the bills, a vehicle description and any other information that might assist in the investigation.

Those who have any questions or concerns are asked to contact Pierz Police Chief Eric Hanneken at (320) 630-2846.