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Margaret Shick, donut shop employee, fills cash register with phony bills, police say

Published On: Apr 16 2013 04:03:25 PM EDT
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A donut shop employee filled a cash register  with counterfeit money she made last month, officials said.

Margaret G. Shick put the phony bills into the till at the Dunkin Donuts shop at 700A Philadelphia Rd., Easton, on March 20, officials said.

Police spoke with Shick and other employees after the funny money was discovered by store manager Jacqueline Kavanagh, officials said.


Shick admitted to making the funny money and putting it into the register during her interview with police, who described the bills as "clearly a poor quality photocopy" of the real thing, officials said.

Court papers did not indicate what denominations the bills were or how many of them Shick put in the register.

Shick, 31, of 228 North 14th St., Easton, was arraigned Monday night on a forgery charge and was committed to the Northampton County Prison on $10,000 bail, according to court documents.

A preliminary hearing is set for 11 a.m. April 29.