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  • A clogged pipe at an Atlantic City, N.J., casino has led to the discovery of $2.7 million in counterfeit poker chips.
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  • Click Play for Shirleen Allicot's report
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  • Five people have been charged in a counterfeit check ring involving $6 million worth of checks stolen from the post office.
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  • Suspects in counterfeit bill investigation
  • Police in the area are on the lookout for the suspects who have been passing counterfeit $20 bills at businesses in Bucks and Montgomery counties.
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  • Click play to watch the report from Action News' David Henry
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  • Philadelphia police and federal agents swarmed in to round up illegal vendors who were allegedly selling counterfeit merchandise.
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  • With the U.S. Open in town, you might be in the mood to hit the links with some new golf gear, but buyer beware.
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philadelphia, pennsylvania, u.s. open, golf, counterfeiting, local/state, wendy saltzman
  • Click play to watch the report from Action News
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  • Only Action News was there late Wednesday afternoon as authorities raided the Dollar Plus and Surplus store.
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  • Click play to watch David Henry's report
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  • Federal agents left a West Philadelphia location with a truckload of contraband Thursday.
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  • The final holiday shopping rush has begun, and tonight there is a warning for last minute bargain hunters.
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counterfeiting, holidays, shopping, consumer news, nydia han
  • A Rhode Island man police say used counterfeit $100 bills to make purchases at a Target store made a critical mistake.
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  • Thousands of motorists may be driving cars and trucks installed with dangerous counterfeit bags and they should have them replaced at their own expense, the Obama administration warned Wednesday.
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  • A Philadelphia merchant has been sentenced for buying and selling counterfeit goods out of his South Street store.
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  • Click play to watch the report from Action News at 5:30 p.m.
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  • Authorities say a 35-year-old man tried to swallow several counterfeit $50 bills after he was caught trying to use the bogus money at a New York amusement park.
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  • A western Pennsylvania man has been charged with possessing an instrument of crime - a bag of shredded counterfeit money - after police say he handed it to them when they went to his house on an unrelated disturbance call last year.
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  • Police in Lower Southampton are looking for the man who they say skimmed credit card information and made fraudulent purchases.
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  • Tennessee police are apologizing after arresting a man for using a $50 bill they thought was fake but that turned out to be real.
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  • Click play to watch Sarah Bloomquist's report
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  • Police are investigating after a counterfeit goods raid in the Feltonville section of Philadelphia.
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  • Police say one of the first clues the Nike shoes might be fake was the logo of Michael Jordan. The former NBA star had too many fingers, an officer wrote in his report.
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  • Philadelphia and federal lawmen raided South Street four counterfeit products, and for one of the targets, it wasn't the first time.
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  • It didn't take special training for workers in South Dakota to spot the fake $20 bills that were being passed off as real money this week. Police say the phony bills were simply low-tech color photocopies.
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  • Police say a home remodeling project in suburban Detroit has turned up a stash of counterfeit cash.
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  • The government is trying to crack down on counterfeit goods and AT&T has a plan to save its merger with T-Mobile.
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  • The latest on housing, counterfeiting, Cyber Monday
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  • Counterfeit cosmetics raid
  • Federal agents carried away boxes of counterfeit goods from a Bucks County flea market on Tuesday as part of an investigation into fake cosmetics.
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pennsylvania, bucks county, counterfeiting, crime, nora muchanic
  • Michaels Stores Inc. says the PIN pads at stores in 20 states were tampered with, potentially exposing customer's credit and debit card information.
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privacy, identity theft, counterfeiting, money, consumer news
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  • Action News
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  • They look like real IDs: They have a picture. They have a hologram. They even pass scanner tests.
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  • Can you spot the fake Pa. drivers license?
  • Action News had a fake Pa. drivers license made. Can you pick it out of the lineup?
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  • Action News had a fake N.J. drivers license made. Can you pick it out of the lineup?
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  • Can you spot the fake Pa. drivers license?
  • Action News had a fake Pa. drivers license made. Can you pick it out of the lineup?
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  • Police in the Phoenix area are looking for a bank robbery suspect they've dubbed the "$60 Bill Bandit" because he once asked a teller for $40 and $60 bills - denominations that aren't printed.
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  • Federal agents have busted an outdoor market in Bucks County because of counterfeit merchandise.
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  • Merchants in a New Jersey beach resort town are being victimized by a rash of bogus bills.
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  • Click play to watch John Rawlins' report
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  • Someone is using counterfeit $100 bills in Wayne, the heart of the Main Line. They're using a counterfeiting technique that's fooling local merchants.
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pennsylvania, counterfeiting, money, crime, john rawlins
  • A steamroller has crushed about 7,000 fake Rolex watches in Philadelphia under the orders of federal authorities seeking to deter would-be counterfeiters.
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  • Federal authorities seeking to deter would-be counterfeiters ordered a steamroller to crush about 7,000 fake Rolex watches in Philadelphia.
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  • Police in Alaska say lawbreakers must be really getting desperate because someone left 13 fake $1 bills in a bar's tip jar - an unusually small denomination for the crime.
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  • Feds say two Pa. men took part in a counterfeiting operation that turned $5 bills into $100 bills.
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