Suspect sought in connection with fraud incident at Queenstown Outlets

QUEENSTOWN, Md. - Authorities are searching for a suspect, after deputies say the person passed counterfeit money getting away with merchandise and over $200 in cash at the outlets, in Queen Anne's County.

The Queen Anne's County Sheriff's Office says on Tuesday, around 5:22 PM, deputies responded to the Queenstown Premium Outlets, in the 400 block of Outlet Center Drive, for a report of a counterfeit $100 bill being passed at the Coach store, in Queenstown. Once on scene, deputies learned from on-site security that the same suspect also passed a counterfeit $100 bills at Guess and Old Navy stores.

According to the report, the suspect was driving a black Chevrolet Corvette with Maryland registration 6CE7968. Authorities say and MVA search of a tag number revealed that the vehicle was registered in Howard County. A check of the listed registered owner's addresses apparently revealed negative results. Deputies report that neither the suspect or the vehicle were located.

According to law enforcement, after passing the bills, the suspect received a total of $85 worth of merchandise and $215 in cash. This investigation is ongoing.

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