Local Craigslist seller receives $1,100 in counterfeit bills

Local Craigslist seller receives $1,100 in counterfeit bills

Local Craigslist seller receives $1,100 in counterfeit bills

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on January 24, 2014 at 10:24 AM

Updated Friday, Jan 24 at 10:44 AM

(KMOV) – Police are investigating after a seller on Craigslist reported receiving more than $1,000 in counterfeit bills in Des Peres on Jan. 6.

According to police, the victim told police they met with two men near the intersection of Lindeman and Manchester around 10:45 p.m.

The victim sold an X-Box and Sony Playstation for $1,100 and later discovered they were fake.

Police say all the bills contained the same serial number, which was a tell-tale sign they were counterfeit.

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