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CASEYVILLE, Ill. – A Caseyville, Ill. man is accused of trying to use counterfeit money at several area businesses.

Police were called to the 600 block of South Main Street shortly after 12 p.m. Sunday for a report of a man trying to use fake money at several businesses. He was taken into custody after leaving the area on foot.

The suspect, 25-year-old Earnest D. Rice, is charged with two counts of forgery. Bond is set at $40,000.