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Carwash falls victim to funny money

January 10, 2012
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OMAHA, NE — A carwash owner here is out $100 and two wash cycles after two customers paid with fake $50 bills, WOWT reported.

The Jan. 9 story stated that the owner of Symphony of Suds Car Wash called police after confronting a customer he suspected of paying with counterfeit money.

The owner’s daughter is the cashier at the carwash, and she had two SUVs drive up together and pay for carwashes using $50 bills, according to the story.

The daughter showed her father the second $50 bill, and he confronted the suspect while they were still in the wash, the story noted.

The owner told the suspect that he wanted the money back, and the suspect replied with an expletive and, “You’re not getting your money back.” The suspect then drove away, the story stated.