Defendants plead guilty to counterfeiting charges in federal court.
The counterfeiting circle spent 5 dollar bills which had been chemically washed and reprinted as 100 dollar bills at businesses along the Interstate 25 corridor between the Twin Cities and Iowa according to the Globe Gazette.
Three of the six defendants were from Albert Lea according to the Globe Gazette.
Two of these three defendants were a husband and wife who admitted to passing off thousands of dollars worth of counterfeit bills according to the Star Tribune.
Dates for the sentencing hearings on the six defendants have not been set yet according to the Globe Gazette.