Albert Lea couple admits to making counterfeit bills

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An Albert Lea couple was charged Thursday in Freeborn County District for allegedly manufacturing counterfeit bills.

According to the Star Tribune, Heather Cameron, 34, pleaded guilty on Thursday and her husband Travis Cameron, 31, pleaded guilty on Monday. The two are part of a group of eight that makes, distributes and passes the bills in South Minneapolis.

To create the counterfeit bills, the couple allegedly used an oven cleaner to wash $5 bills and then they digitally scanned an image of a $100, and then printed the image on the washed bill, the Albert Lea Tribune reports

On May 31 Heather was arrested after paying with a counterfeit bill at a Wal-Mart in Owatonna and admitted in a statement to the police that she made the bill, according the Albert Lea Tribune.

Currently, the couple were ordered unconditional bails of $100,000 each by Freeborn County District Court Judge Steve Schwab, and the couple will appear in court July 5, the Albert Lea Tribune reports.


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