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Man shops at flea market with counterfeit $100's

Brownsville Police Department: Omar Trevino

A man was arrested by Brownsville police after he used counterfeit money at the flea market.

Vendors called police Saturday morning to report the crime. They said a man was buying several items with possible fake $100 bills.

A security officer at the market took the man, identified as Omar Trevino, into custody.

Trevino was found in possession of several $100 bills.

The 21-year-old was then taken to the police station for questioning.

Police said Trevino knew the money was counterfeit.

He was charged with nine counts of forgery and given a $20,000 bond for each count.

The case remains under investigation.

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