Nassau County Girl Scout troop leader says Scouts got counterfeit $50 while selling cookies

Fake money for Girl Scout cookies

NASSAU COUNTY, Fla. — A Girl Scout troop in Nassau County said it received a $50 counterfeit bill while selling cookies.

WHAT WE KNOW:

  • The Scouts were selling cookies at the Publix in Yulee on Saturday when it happened.
  • The troop leader tells Action News Jax reporter Alicia Tarancon that she was depositing bills at the bank when the teller told her she had a fake bill.
  • They did not file a report with the Nassau County Sheriff’s Office or the Fernandina Beach Police Department.

Action News Jax reporter Alicia Tarancon runs through the steps you should take if you receive a counterfeit bill, tonight on CBS47 and FOX30 Action News Jax at 5:30.