A Counterfeit Conundrum at Freshly Greek in Lancaster

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LANCASTER, PA — In the heart of Pennsylvania, a tale as old as time unfolded on a quiet Sunday evening. The setting: Freshly Greek, a popular local eatery on Oregon Pike, Lancaster, known for its authentic Mediterranean delights. The plot: an audacious attempt to pass off counterfeit currency.

On November 26, 2023, as the sun was setting and the dinner rush was just about to begin, an unidentified woman stepped into Freshly Greek. Nothing seemed out of the ordinary until she presented a one-hundred-dollar bill for payment – a bill that was later revealed to be counterfeit.

The Manheim Township Police Department, led by Officer Colin Makarius, is now on the case, sorting through clues and evidence in an effort to identify this mysterious female. It’s a scene straight out of a detective novel, with the police department using every tool at their disposal to crack the case.

The Manheim Township Police Department encourages anyone with information about this incident to come forward. While the suspect remains at large, the police department assures citizens that they are doing everything in their power to bring the perpetrator to justice. Tips can be made anonymously, either online here or by calling the police department directly at 717-569-6401.

It’s important to note that while the search is ongoing, any information, complaint, or arrest should not be interpreted as a declaration of guilt. Any suspect, arrestee, or defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

As this counterfeit caper continues to unfold, the residents of Lancaster County are being reminded of the importance of vigilance, particularly when dealing with large denominations of cash.

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