Teens Caught With $1000 Bill

By: News 10
By: News 10

Got change for a grand?
A few teenagers are in trouble with the law for attempting to exchange an antique $1000 bill.
Police say the trio--- from Texas Township in Kalamazoo County-- stole a safe containing antique money from one of their parents and drove to Alabama, where they tried exchanging it at a bank.
The U.S. Treasury stopped printing $1000 bills in 1945, so the bank called police.
The boys are now charged with receiving stolen property.


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  • by K.D. Location: mi on Feb 26, 2009 at 09:24 PM
    Probably because the kids were caught in ALABAMA...thats National..I guess. Guess if these kids were doing their homework and listening in school they may have known this little tid bit...Hope they werent planning on paying for the gas money with their Change.. LOLOLOL
  • by Anonymous on Feb 26, 2009 at 12:41 PM
    Why does local news make it to the national level before WILX broadcast it?
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