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$900,000 In Counterfeit Bills Seized At International Falls Entry Port

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - U.S. Customs and Border protection says its officers seized $900,000 in counterfeit money from the International Falls Port of Entry.

The agency says the counterfeit money was found in a commercial rail shipment which originated in China. Officers found 45 cartons of counterfeit $1 bills with a fake value of $900,000 last month during a customs inspection.

The Secret Service was contacted and confirmed the currency was counterfeit.

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