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Man arrested for making fake money
by Tribune Staff
Aug 12, 2012 | 2501 views | 2 2 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend | print
RENO — Michael Lee Mount, 33, was arrested for allegedly printing fraudulent $100 bills and using the fake money in the region.

On Friday, Detectives of the Regional Street Enforcement Team and the Northern Nevada Fraud and Identity Theft Task Force conducted a joint investigation targeting Mount who was believed to be manufacturing fraudulent bills. Mount was suspected of passing the fraudulent currency throughout the Reno, Sparks and Carson City area.

During the investigation, detectives searched Mount’s residence where an active financial forgery laboratory was discovered. As a result, several items of evidence were seized, including a computer and printer, which were allegedly utilized to manufacture the fraudulent currency. Mount was arrested on 19 counts of forgery and 19 counts of possession of a forged instrument:

Anyone having information relating to this crime or would like to report any suspected fraudulent activity is encouraged to call the Regional Street Enforcement Team at 334-3065, the Northern Nevada Fraud and Identity Theft Task Force at 334-2107, Secret Witness at 322-4900, report online at www.secretwitness.com, or text the tip to 847411 (TIP 411) keyword “SW.”
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MickeyDee
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August 08, 2013
Making fake money?
THE REAL RALPH
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August 08, 2013
HOW'S THAT MUCH DIFFERENT HAN THE FED?
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