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Counterfeit $20 bill passed in Chesterton

CHESTERTON | Police here are investigating the passing of a counterfeit $20 bill at the local McDonald's, 480 Indian Boundary Road.

January 10, 2014 9:09 am
Local plastics company investing in growth

Local plastics company investing in growth

A Calumet City-based company has added two production lines to its North Carolina plant, in order to ramp up the manufacture of more sophisticated products, such as antibacterial plastic treatments and microscopic anti-counterfeiting markers.

December 01, 2013 1:45 pm Photos


4 charged with attempting to use fake bills at Hobart store

HOBART | Four Chicagoans were caught attempting to pass counterfeit $100 bills at the Hobart Target store, police said.

June 17, 2013 9:00 pm

Police: Hobart man set fire to car after counterfeit money mishap

MERRILLVILLE | A 22-year-old Hobart man is accused of setting fire to a vehicle in September and recording it on his cellphone.

December 21, 2012 7:15 pm

Man given 2 years probation for using counterfeit money

HAMMOND | A federal court judge sentenced a Lake County man Wednesday to two years probation for using counterfeit money.

December 19, 2012 8:10 pm

Police: Man used counterfeit money to pay at Hobart bar

HOBART | A Chicago man paid for a round of shots and a tip at a Hobart bar using counterfeit money, police said.

December 06, 2012 6:45 pm
Portage police seek alleged counterfeiter

Portage police seek alleged counterfeiter

PORTAGE | The Portage Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying a man suspected in using counterfeit $20 bills within the city.

August 10, 2012 6:30 pm

Valparaiso father, son charged with forgery, counterfeiting

HOBART | A father and son were charged with forgery after they attempted to pay off a restaurant  tab with $100 counterfeit bills, police said.

February 22, 2012 12:00 am

Raid nets counterfeit sports garb

A suburban man has been arrested after an undercover investigation found he was manufacturing and distributing thousands of sweatshirts, T-shirts, jerseys and hats embroidered with counterfeit logos of the Chicago Bears, Blackhawks and other popular brands, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart annou…

December 24, 2010 12:00 am

Federal judge accepts Lake Station store's guilty plea in counterfeiting case

HAMMOND | A federal judge accepted a Lake Station store's guilty plea to trafficking counterfeit goods Tuesday morning.

December 15, 2010 12:00 am

No arrests yet in Cedar Lake counterfeit cash inquiry

CEDAR LAKE | A 26-year-old suspect in an alleged counterfeit currency operation in Cedar Lake hasn't been arrested, but police continue to investigate the case.

December 01, 2010 4:00 pm


A story in Wednesday editions misstated the amount of allegedly counterfeit cigarettes found in a Dyer store. The story should have stated that a Delaware company was suing over 20 to 30 cartons of cigarettes suspected of being counterfeit.

November 11, 2010 5:11 pm
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