Shelby County Sheriff’s Office warns about fake movie money being used by scammers


MEMPHIS, Tenn. ( – The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is warning about some folks trying to pass off fake money meant for use in filming movies.

Investigators say the scammers have used the money when buying cars, mixing the fake bills in with real currency.

Many of the fakes are marked “FOR MOTION PICTURE USE ONLY.”

The SCSO warns that it is safer to get cashier’s checks or money orders for purchases.

If you have been scammed with fake bills, contact the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office.

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