01 Jan '12, 12am

Do you have change? US man tries to pay for goods with US$1 million dollar note

Do you have change? US man tries to pay for goods with US$1 million dollar note

Do you have change for a million-dollar bill? Police say a North Carolina man insisted his million-dollar note was real when he was buying $476 worth of items at a Walmart. -- PHOTO: AP LEXINGTON, North Carolina (AP) - Do you have change for a million-dollar bill? Police say a North Carolina man insisted his million-dollar note was real when he was buying US$476 (S$617) worth of items at a Walmart. Investigators told the Winston-Salem Journal that 53-year-old Michael Fuller tried to buy a vacuum cleaner, a microwave oven and other items. Store employees called police after his insistence that the bill was legitimate, and Fuller was arrested. The largest bill in circulation is US$100. The government stopped making bills of up to US$10,000 in 1969. Fuller was charged with attempting to obtain property by false pretense and uttering a forged instrument. He is in jail on a US$...

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