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Police: 2 suspects used motion picture money for lawn equipment
Movie money suspects
Authorities are seeking these two suspects, who used $1,000 of fraudulent, motion picture money to buy lawn equipment last month at a Buford Wal-Mart, police said. - photo by Gwinnett County Police

Two suspects used $1,000 of fraudulent, “motion picture” money to buy lawn equipment last month at a Buford Wal-Mart, police said.

Gwinnett County Police are hoping to identify the man and the woman seen on surveillance cameras July 19 at the Sardis Church Road Wal-Mart.

The money used has the phrase “motion picture use only” printed on both sides of the bill.

Police said the two suspects made the purchase around 3-4 p.m. July 19 and gave the cashier $1,000 of fraudulent money.

“The suspects used the fake money to buy lawn equipment,” Cpl. Michele Pihera wrote in a news release. “Later that day, the female returned one of the items at another Wal-Mart for cash.”

The cashier accepting the money “quit her job shortly after the incident,” Pihera wrote.

The first suspect is a black man last seen wearing a pink shirt, khaki shorts, a white Chicago Bulls hat and white sneakers. The second suspect is a white woman with glasses seen wearing a black shirt and black pants who also has tattoos on both arms and her chest.

The vehicle used is a red four-door hatchback.

Anyone with information is asked to call Gwinnett County Police’s detectives at 770-513-5300 or use the anonymous CrimeStoppers tipline at 404-577-8477. Tipsters giving information leading to an arrest and indictment can receive a reward up to $2,000.