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Two women arrested for counterfeit money in Huntington, WV

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Huntington police have arrested two woman for trying to use counterfeit money to make a large purchase at the Family Dollar in Huntington.

Jennifer Thompson, 26, of Huntington and Emily Ballengee, 20, of Barboursville were charged with counterfeiting.

The clerk at the store told police the pair tried to pay for $345 in merchandise at the store on West 14th Street with fake money, most of which were $10 bills.

The two women were arrested a short distance from the store.  Police say they found $970 in counterfeit money in their car.