Boy, 6, Caught Giving Out Counterfeit $100 Bills At School

EAST CHICAGO, Ind. (CBS) — Federal agents are investigating after an East Chicago, Ind., boy brought phony $100 bills to school.

As WBBM Newsradio’s Mike Krauser reports, the Northwest Indiana Times says a first-grader at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School, at 2001 E. 135th St. in East Chicago, had brought the counterfeit bills to school and was passing them out to classmates.

One student told school administrators the 6-year-old boy had a bag full of the fake bills in a closet at home, the Times reported.

The boy told school officials he got the bills from his grandmother, the newspaper reported.

The school confiscated six of the bogus bills, which were printed out with various serial numbers, school officials told the Times.

The U.S. Secret Service has also been notified, and is investigating, the newspaper reported.

LISTEN: WBBM Newsradio’s Mike Krauser reports

  • Careepay

    Everyone’s new best friend on the playground.

  • yo HOMES

    He’s a PLAYA

  • Scott

    Don’t you just love the World we live in? 6 year olds passing out fake Money,12 year olds with grenades what’s next…3 year olds pimps?

  • non

    I wished i had 100 in real money

    • Sue

      @ Me Too.

      • yo HOMES

        Me three.

  • MrCrabs

    What a dopey head line. “Caught…” To a 6 yr old Monopoly money, real money, etc. is just paper to be played with. They don’t know the value of money or the big deal behind counterfeiting. “Caught…” What next, the Secret Service waterboards him in to fessing up? Stop while you’re behind.

    • LJ

      I agree with you . It would be more of a story if the 6 year old was handing out real $100 bills! I guess the new media is running out of stories!

  • Whoa

    Money to be played with? Wow the kids in your family must not be too bright because although my 6yr old may not know the value of money, he does know its more than just paper.

  • SMH

    You two are probably waiting on another black kid dead story

    • THEE Yard Ape

      I know I am !!!

  • justice...

    story in 30 mins…..

  • scdhwartzer

    watch swindling the goyim on YT-both parts

  • Jonas Mason

    Nice, sounds like sa pretty cool kid to me! Amazing.

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