NEW ROADS, La. (BRPROUD) – After counterfeit bills were found on the side of the road, the New Roads Police Department is warning local business owners that they are making their way around the city.

The police say that approximately 20 bills were found on the side of the road and turned in to authorities and local businesses should be careful when accepting large bills from people. Most counterfeit bills have the word “COPY” on them, according to the police.