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New York Woman Charged With Using Fake Money In Trumbull

Trumbull police arrested a New York woman after Westfield Trumbull Shopping Park security said she used phony money at several stores, the CT Post says.
Trumbull police arrested a New York woman after Westfield Trumbull Shopping Park security said she used phony money at several stores, the CT Post says. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman

TRUMBULL, CONN. -- An 18-year-old New York woman is facing forgery and larceny charges after Trumbull police say she used fake $100 bills at several stores at Westfield Trumbull Shopping Park, according to the CT Post.

Vianca V. Viquez, of Brooklyn, is charged with six counts each of first-degree forgery and sixth-degree larceny. Police, who were alerted by mall security, said she used the fake money to buy things at Teavana Tea Store, Lush Cosmetics, Uni Qlo and J Jill stores, the CT Post says.

She was charged Wednesday, and released on $2,000 bond, the CT Post reports.

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