New Canaan Police are looking for a woman who passed off a
fake $100 bill at Design Solutions downtown and made off with $96 in
According to Sgt. Carol Ogrinc, a female
employee at the store filed the complaint Friday, Dec. 27, at
approximately 11:18 a.m. She said during a time of heightened customer
activity, a woman attempted to make a purchase totaling $3.73, Ogrinc
The cashier had asked the woman if she had a smaller bill,
but the woman said no. Because the store was "quite busy," according to
Ogrinc, the bill was accepted and the woman went on her way.
Following the transaction, the woman took the bill to the bank to have it verified and learned the bill was counterfeit.
suspect was described as a woman with an olive complexion standing
approximately 5' 2" with shoulder length black hair in her
mid-to-late-20s and a nose ring dot on the left side of her nose.