Thief surprised fake $100 bill almost worked at gas station

A man in South Brunswick, N.J. attempted to pay his charges at a gas station with a fake $100 bill. Police were called once the gas station clerk realized the trick the man had pulled off. the South Brunswick Police Department even posted a photo of the phony bill on Twitter. “For Motion Picture Use Only” is emblazoned on both the front and the back of the bill. According to law enforcement, the 20-year-old man was eventually tracked down. The suspect allegedly admitted that he himself was surprised that the ploy almost worked. Forgery of currency is both a federal and state offense. In New Jersey, paying with fake money can be deemed as third-degree forgery. It can be punishable by up to five years in prison and/or a $500 fine. It’s unclear as of now whether the suspect will be charged with anything