By Jim Wallace - bio | email ALBANY, GA (WALB) – Counterfeit $20 bills are still popping up in stores in Albany.
A clerk at the Shoe Diva at the Mall was paid with a phony $20 Saturday.
Owner Shania Green worries the problem will get worse during the holidays.
A phony $50 was passed at Jenny's Fashion on South Slappey last week.
Jenny's Fashions owner Tammy Hill says counterfeit money hurts small businesses. "It affects us very badly. It means we take a loss. And if you take too many losses, you have to go out of business."
K-Mart, and Subway also reported fake money over the weekend.
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