Man Charged in Counterfeit Bill Scam
MORRISTOWN MAN CHARGED IN COUNTERFEIT BILL SCAM
Jonathan Sylvester, 36, of Reed Street has been arrested and charged with three counts of Criminal Simulation for passing counterfeit $100 bills at two local businesses. This arrest is in connection with the recent counterfeit incidents involving the bills marked “For Motion Picture Use Only”.
Sylvester is currently incarcerated in the Hamblen County Jail without bond. He is scheduled to be arraigned on the charges Friday morning.
MPD believes there could be more counterfeit bills in circulation. Banks will not accept or exchange these bills. Anyone who discovers they have received a counterfeit bill should contact law enforcement.