Crime Stoppers: Police investigate counterfeit cash after ATV sale

This week Crime Stoppers report comes from the files of the Vigo County Sheriff’s Office.

Posted: Sep 5, 2019 10:17 PM

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - This week Crime Stoppers report comes from the files of the Vigo County Sheriff’s Office.

On August 30th, 2019, a female was reported selling a four-wheeler in North Terre Haute.

The female stated on August 30th, a male subject met with her at her home to look at the four-wheeler.

The male subject ended up purchasing the four-wheeler and handed her an envelope containing $1,700. The envelope contained 17-$100 bills.

Later that day, the victim tried using one of the $100 bills at which time she learned the money she received from the sale was counterfeit.

Detectives need your help in identifying two individuals.

The suspects were in a Black Ford F-150 two-door, 4x4 with an Illinois plate.

The driver stayed in the truck, however, the passenger was a white male approximately, 300 lbs and at least 6 foot tall. He was described as scruffy looking with long blonde hair.

If you have any information on this case please call Crime Stoppers at 812-238-STOP.

Remember all tips are anonymous and could receive up to $1,000 if your tip leads to an arrest.

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