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Report: Man trying to sell phone gets $540 in counterfeit bills

Published: Monday, December 31, 2018 @ 4:39 PM

A Lebanon man received more than $500 in counterfeit money after trying to sell his cell phone, according to a Dayton police report.

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The victim met with a young man in the 300 block of Mia Avenue in Dayton around 9 p.m. to sell the phone, according to the report.

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They met through Letgo, where the victim posted that his cell phone was for sale for $540.

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After the other man “purchased” the phone and left, the victim realized the money was fake.

“Replica note” and “Rozetta Prop Money” were on the bills, according to the report.