Woman arrested in counterfeit money scheme in Farmerville

FARMERVILLE, La. - The Farmerville Police Department is reporting that another arrest has been made in the recent reports of counterfeit money that is being passed at local businesses.

Laura Renee Davis, AKA - Laura Futch, Laura Jenkins , 36, was taken into custody for one count of monetary instrument abuse.

Chief Coulberston would like to remind businesses and the public to take a brief look at any currency you take in.

The counterfeit currency is nothing more than Chinese movie prop money that can be obtained for a small cost online.

Just by taking a look at the photos below, anyone can see the obvious signs that the currency is not legal currency.

The scam involves simply soliciting businesses and persons for change.

If you’ve been a victim of this counterfeit money scheme, you are asked to contact the Farmerville Police Department at (318) 368-2226.


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