SAN ANTONIO -- The local Secret Service office is investigating several cases involving counterfeit cash in San Antonio and the surrounding areas.
"We're seeing a lot of hundreds, a lot of twenties, and some fifties, " said Jacquelyn Carter, special agent in charge.
Carter said counterfeit cash is only expected to get worse as the holidays approach. Carter went on to say higher denomination fakes are often printed on real, lower-value bills that have been bleached first
If you spot a fake bill, Carter said to hold on to if you can, try to get a good description and information from the person with the counterfeit money and turn the tip in to authorities.
Anyone convicted of counterfeiting could face up to twenty years in prison.