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Counterfeit bills reportedly found blowing in the wind Tuesday

COVINGTON, Ga. – Authorities are investigating after a woman reportedly said she found counterfeit money blowing in the wind while walking down the street.

According to a Covington Police Department incident report, the woman said she was walking on Old Atlanta Highway near the bridge around 2 p.m. March 12 when she saw a lot of the bills blowing in the wind.

The woman said she picked up three of the bills and put them in her pocket without looking at them closely and other people also stopped and grabbed some of the blowing bills.

According to the report, the woman said she discovered the money was counterfeit when she went to a store and tried to spend it.

Police confiscated all three bills and checked the area where they were reportedly found but did not find any more of the fake money.