LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Owensboro Police are asking the public to be on the lookout for counterfeit cash.

According to a news release from the police department, there have been several cases in the area in which fake $100 bills have been used to pay for goods or services.

"The Owensboro Police Department is bringing this to the community's attention in an attempt to stop the circulation of these items," the news release states. "In all cases, these bills are clearly marked with a red foreign script and should not be considered legal tender."

Pictures of the counterfeit bills -- including the red script referenced above -- are included with this story.

If anyone receives any of the fake bills, they are asked to call the Owensboro Police Department at (270) 687-8888. 

Anyone with any information on the origin of the fake money can leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers at (270) 687-8484.

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