Woman Attempts to Deposit $3,800 in Counterfeit Bills at Doral Bank

Milagros Rosario Gomez Froyo, 46, took 38 fake $100 bills to a Doral bank, police said.

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    A Venezuelan woman was arrested after she tried to deposit 38 counterfeit $100 bills at a Doral bank.

    Milagros Rosario Gomez Froyo, 46, attempted to deposit $3,800 worth of fake bills at the Mercantil Commercebank at 3105 Northwest 107 Avenue Monday, according to a Doral Police arrest report.

    The bank teller noticed the bills felt unusual as she counted the money and confirmed they were fake after further testing, the report said.

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    Gomez Froyo, who was here on vacation from Venezuela, told police she was doing a favor for a family friend who had asked her to deposit the money into his account, according to the report.

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    After being interviewed by the Secret Service, Gomez Froyo was taken into custody and charged with possession of forged bills, the report said.

    She was released Tuesday on $5,000 bond. It wasn't immediately known if Gomez Froyo had an attorney.

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