Watch out for counterfeit bills

POSTED: 04:23 PM MST Jan 15, 2014    UPDATED: 05:48 PM MST Jan 15, 2014 
Watch out for counterfeit bills

Police are warning local business owners to check the money they collect.

The Idaho Falls Police Department learned Tuesday afternoon that two suspects bought $223 in merchandise with three fake $100 bills at the Aeropostale store at the Grand Teton Mall.

Police said the man and woman are Hispanic and between the ages of 25 and 30.

Police said they also tried to buy things with the phony money at Gymboree children's clothing store at the mall.

If you have information on these suspects, call police at (208) 529-1200 or Crimestoppers at 522-1983.

How to spot a fake

Here are some tips from the U.S. Secret Service on how to detect counterfeit bills: