Two Philadelphia Men Arrested After Fake Money Spending Spree

Brinayah Clark and Kendall RawlsBrinayah Clark and Kendall Rawls (Submitted Images)

BROOMALL, PA — The Marple Township Police Department has arrested two men after they attempted to use counterfeit currency at multiple retail locations.

Authorities state that on February 10, 2022, at 8:18 PM, Officers were dispatched to the Giant Food Store, located at 2180 West Chester Pike in Broomall, for a theft. A store manager reported two subjects had passed 12 counterfeit $20 bills a short time prior. While officers were on location at the Giant, Springfield Township Police officers were investigating a similar incident at the Springfield Giant. Springfield Police were able to detain the two suspects, and both were positively identified as the suspects who passed the 12 counterfeit $20 bills at the Broomall Giant.

The two suspects were identified as Brinayah Clark and Kendall Rawls, both of Philadelphia.  Further investigation revealed that Clark and Rawls passed additional counterfeit $20 bills at the Dollar Tree, Acme, and Walmart, in Marple Township.

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Clark was charged with the following offenses:

  • Forgery
  • Theft by Deception
  • Retail Theft
  • Criminal Conspiracy Engaging
  • Receiving Stolen Property

Rawls was charged with the following offenses:

  • Forgery
  • Theft by Deception
  • Retail Theft
  • Criminal Conspiracy Engaging
  • Receiving Stolen Property

Detectives Lazzari and Ronsvalle are handling this investigation.

Information is subject to change at any time. Information, a criminal complaint, or an arrest is not a declaration of guilt. A suspect, arrestee, or defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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