Authorities are investigating the recent use counterfeit money used on a Cape May County boardwalk.
According to a release from the Ocean City Police Department, the bogus bills were passed to boardwalk merchants on three occasions between June 22 and July 14.
The first incident involved a $10 bill in the 900 block of the boardwalk, but most involved $20 bills, the release said.
Local banks discovered most of the incidents after the businesses made their daily deposits, including four counterfeit $20 bills from overnight deposits discovered on July 14.
Police request that merchants contact police immediately if they suspect counterfeit money.