With a one-million dollar bill. Alice Pike walked into a Covington, Georgia Wal-Mart. Picked up $16-hundred worth of stuff and tried to pay for it with the fake money. The US treasury does not make million dollar bills. "The first thought to my head was, now, do they really expect them to have a million dollars worth of change on hand at a Wal-Mart store?" said Georgia Police Assistant Chief Almond Turner. Pike says her husband gave her the three one-million dollar bills, inform &to=http://www.fox19.com' target=_blank>Fox19.com
The US Treasury does not make million-dollar notes, but toy ones can be bought as novelty gifts.
Police have charged 35-year-old Alice Regina Pike with forgery. She had been trying to pay for $1,671.55 (Ј915) worth of items at the store. Staff refused to accept the note - or hand over $998,328.45 (Ј547,059) in change - and called the manager. Police say Pike offered to pay in gift vouchers before again trying to cash the fake note. Covington Police Chief, Stacey Cotton, said: "It looks real, but of course there's nothing real about this," report &to=http://www.ananova.com' target=_blank>Ananova.com
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