Federal prosecutors have alleged 46-year-old Michael McKay sent out fake money orders – ranging from $900 to $2,000 – to more than 600 homes across the U.S., asking people to be “secret shoppers.”
Police are warning Near North Side businesses of a man using counterfeit currency to buy clothing at area stores
Authorities intercepted fake official football jerseys at O’Hare International Airport. CBS 2′s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Some mail-order guitars coming through O’Hare struck a false note with U.S. Customs agents. They were fakes from China.
Two teenage boys from Crystal Lake are in big trouble, after allegedly making $700 worth of photocopies of a single $20 bill and using them to buy pot.
Police this week busted a small store on the city’s West Side that was had thousands of bootleg CDs and DVDs in stock.
Four people were arrested for allegedly selling knock-off Coach, Tiffany, Gucci, Prada and other high-end merchandise at a flea market.
A counterfeit check cashing ring cheated local currency exchanges and Wal-Mart stores out of hundreds of thousands of dollars.
An undercover investigation led authorities to a Riverwoods man accused of making and selling more than $650,000 worth of counterfeit merchandise featuring Chicago Bears, Blackhawks and other brand logos.
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