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Man arrested after allegedly using counterfeit money to buy a Louis Vuitton handbag in Mount Olive Twp.

MOUNT OLIVE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – A Morris County man was arrested after he allegedly used counterfeit money to buy a Louis Vuitton handbag, police said.

On January 30, at 5:23 p.m., police responded to the Wild Geese Mall for a report of counterfeit money. The officer spoke with the victim who advised they sold a Louis Vuitton Handbag to an unknown male from Facebook at the Wild Geese Mall, police said.

During the transaction, the suspect provided the victim with $1,000 in counterfeit $100 bills. The victim was able to provide a description of the suspect to police. The suspect was then identified as Iza N. Brown, 20, of Flanders, police said.

Brown was subsequently arrested and charged with theft by deception and forgery. He was released pending a court appearance, police said.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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