Customer Stuck With Counterfeit Money From The Post Office

05/25/2010 05:20 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Los Angeles Times

A business inadvertently gives you counterfeit money -- are you stuck with it? In most cases, yes. But what if that business happens to be a branch of the federal government?

Los Angeles resident David Lipin found himself asking this question the other day after he cashed a $1,000 Postal Service money order at a West Hollywood post office.

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