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Chattanooga couple says they got counterfeit money from the bank

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Joshua Risinger holds a copy of a counterfeit $100 bill Tuesday in his home. He and his wife were given the counterfeit bill at a bank, he says. Authorities said counterfeiting is an ongoing threat. Photo by Angela Lewis/Times Free Press Joshua Risinger holds a copy of a counterfeit $100 bill Tuesday in his home. He and his wife were given the counterfeit bill at a bank, he says. Authorities said counterfeiting is an ongoing threat. Photo by Angela Lewis/Times Free Press
CHATTANOOGA, TN (Times Free Press) -

Ami Risinger handed over the cash that she and her husband, Josh, were counting on to get them through the next few months.

A SunTrust teller took the money, stacked it in a counter and began the transaction. Standard procedure.

But something went wrong.

The counting machine rejected a beat-up $100 bill that Risinger was depositing.

Read more from our news partners at the Chattanooga Times Free Press.

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