Alert Round the Clock employees identified a counterfeit $100 bill on Friday
after a customer attempted to use it to make a purchase.
According to police, at 5:55 p.m. a male subject in party of six asked an
employee at Round the Clock, at 1607 S. Calumet Road, whether he could make
change for a $100 bill. The employee said that he could not, at which point
the man selected several items for sale near the front counter, then
presented what proved to be a counterfeit $100 bill.
The employee returned the bill to the man, who then selected a real $100
bill from his wallet and used it to pay for the items, police said.
The meal itself was paid for by credit card.
Police said that the license number of the vehicle used by the party
returned to an Illinois rental vehicle.