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Check counterfeiters use Sheriff's Office account

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CHATTANOOGA (WRCB) - Hamilton County deputies are asking for help finding out who is using counterfeit Sheriff's Office checks.

According to a release from Sheriff Jim Hammond, the checks say they are from the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office Inmate Commissary.

The Sheriff says the fake checks have been passed in the Lookout Valley area, but thinks the counterfeiters may move into other areas.

Sheriff Hammond is asking for store owners to use caution when cashing checks from this account and to verify the identity of anyone attempting to cash such a check.

If you have information on this case, you can call Crime Stoppers at 698-3333, you can remain anonymous.

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