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2 men arrested after passing counterfeit bills

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Posted at 5:08 AM, Mar 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-23 05:08:39-04
Officials in Willougby are investigating after they say counterfeit $20 bills were passed at commercial businesses on several occasions over the last few months.
 
Two men, 27-year-old Angel Ortiz and 29-year-old Agustin Hernandez have been arrested in the case. They are both Cleveland residents.
 
The most recent counterfeit bills were passed at Freshly’s Restaurant on Euclid Avenue, and Circle K on Vine Street. 
 
The two men seen passing the bills were also spotted in other Cleveland-area cities – including Eastlake -- doing the same thing. They reportedly also visited a Taco Bell, a Willo Food Mart and a True North Shell.
 
Ortiz and Hernandez will be indicted on three forgery charges, and faces preliminary hearing on March 29.