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4 used counterfeit bills to buy $1,600 in gift cards, cops say

Suffolk County police released photos of men who

Suffolk County police released photos of men who they said used counterfeit bills to purchase $1,600 in gift cards from a CVS and a Rite Aid in Suffolk in December 2017. Credit: SCPD

Four men used counterfeit $20 bills to purchase $1,600 in gift cards at Suffolk County stores in December, police said.

Police said the four men bought $1,180 in cards at CVS at 2 East Jericho Tpke. in Huntington Station on Dec. 22, police said.

Two days later, two of the men purchased $420 in cards at Rite Aid at 325 Walt Whitman Rd. in Melville, police said.

Anyone with information about the men was asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-220-8477.

Police released surveillance images of the four men and said a reward of up to $5,000 was available for information leading to an arrest.