Man gave sheriff fake $100 bill

A convicted felon was accused of trying to use a fake $100 bill to add money to a jailed inmate's account. The bill was immediately marked as fake by an sheriff's office employee.

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February 21, 2020 - 3:06 PM

ABILENE, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a convicted felon was arrested after he tried to use a fake $100 bill to add money to a jailed inmate’s account.

The Dickinson County Sheriff’s Office said an employee immediately recognized the bill as a counterfeit Wednesday and notified investigators. Forty-three-year-old Karl Landon Jr. is jailed on suspicion of possession of counterfeited currency with the intent to defraud.

Kansas Department of Corrections records show that he has previous convictions, including for assault, battery and drugs. 

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