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Counterfeit cash found in Jackson County; One arrested

Malcolm Ellis McDaniel, 46, is charged with 18 counts of Possession of a Counterfeit Instrument. (Photo source: Jackson Co. Sheriff's Dept.) Malcolm Ellis McDaniel, 46, is charged with 18 counts of Possession of a Counterfeit Instrument. (Photo source: Jackson Co. Sheriff's Dept.)
JACKSON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) -

A Vancleave man accused of having counterfeit cash is under arrest. Malcolm Ellis McDaniel, 46, is charged with 18 counts of Possession of a Counterfeit Instrument.

His arrest is just part of a wider investigation into counterfeit currency in Jackson County. Investigators say more and more businesses, especially in the St Martin community, have seen these phoney bills being passed recently. 

Anyone found to be in possession of counterfeit money can be arrested and charged with one count of Possession of a Counterfeit Instrument per bill.

McDaniel is currently being held at the Jackson County Adult Detention Center. His bond was set at $18,000.

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