DARIEN, Conn. — Darien police are investigating after three men used counterfeit $50 bills at an ice cream shop and restaurant in town last week.
On Thursday afternoon, three black males entered both Gofer Ice Cream and 1020 Post and passed counterfeit $50 bills, police said.
At Gofer, the three men ordered ice cream costing less than $6 each, police said. Each suspect paid separately by using a $50 bill each, police said. All three men were given change for their purchases.
At 1020 Post, the three men went into the restaurant and sat at the bar. Each ordered a drink costing $11.70. The men asked for separate checks, and again each paid with a $50 bill, police said. Change was given to all three men.
The U.S. Secret Service was notified of the use of the counterfeit bills. The investigation is ongoing.
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