BOSSIER CITY, LA (KSLA) - The Bossier Financial Crimes Task Force is seeking the public's help in identifying the people involved in two recent, unsolved counterfeit money cases.
In 1 case, police say 3 people used counterfeit $100 bills at 3 separate locations in Bossier City.
In the other, 2 men presented 2 counterfeit $20 bills to buy chips about 3:30 p.m. on Oct. 4 at the Circle K on Swan Lake Rd. at East Texas St. Police say the pair came back later and bought gas with 2 more counterfeit $20 bills.
Another case involved one man who attempted to pass a counterfeit $50 bill. The suspect was unsuccessful in using the counterfeit bill at a Circle K in Bossier City on Oct. 13. Police are still seeking this individual.
Detectives don't believe the $100 and $20 bill cases are related, city spokesman Mark Natale said.
"The number of cases involving persons who pass counterfeit money fluctuates from time to time," he added. "Detectives are seeing a spike as of late."
Authorities ask anyone with information about the identities and/or whereabouts of the people involved to call Bossier Crime Stoppers at (318) 424-4100. Callers, who can remain anonymous, might be eligible for a cash reward.