MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 31-year-old Onamia man will likely face criminal charges in connection to counterfeit money being used in some Morrison County businesses.
The sheriff’s office says Vincent Beaulieu attempted to make a purchase at a gas station with phony money on Jan. 22. The station’s owner thought the money looked suspicious and called Beaulieu out on it.READ MORE: 1 Killed, 1 Injured In St. Paul Shooting
The owner told investigators that Beaulieu fled the store, but the owner was able to get a piece of the counterfeit bill.READ MORE: Richfield Police Seek Help After Thief Steals Car With Owner's Dog Inside
Investigators says three other businesses in Morrison County recently reported receiving counterfeit money.MORE NEWS: Twin Cities Thai Restaurant Hires Robot Server Amid Staffing Shortage
The sheriff’s office is urging businesses to be vigilant if they come across suspicious bills, and call 320-632-9233 to report any incidents.