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Doh! Man's fake $100 bills had wrong face

Published On: Nov 15 2012 09:40:53 AM CST
Updated On: Nov 15 2012 08:18:37 AM CST
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A Rhode Island man got his presidents mixed up when police say he tried to pass some fake $100 bills at a Target store.

The bills had a picture of President Abraham Lincoln on the front. Real $100 bills bear a picture of Benjamin Franklin, while Lincoln's portrait graces the $5 bill, The Sun Chronicle reported.

Dana Leland, 29, pleading not guilty Wednesday in Attleboro District Court to charges of uttering a counterfeit note and possession of a counterfeit note.

He used the fake money three days in a row at the store to buy items worth less than $25, police told the newspaper.

Leland's lawyer told The Associated Press he's struggled with drug and alcohol problems and untreated mental health issues.

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