Cops: Man tried to use $1,000,000 bill at Walmart

LEXINGTON, N.C. (AP) -- Police say a Lexington man was arrested after he insisted the million-dollar bill he wanted to use to pay for $476 worth of items at Walmart was real.

Investigators told the Winston-Salem Journal that 53-year-old Michael Fuller tried to buy a vacuum cleaner, a microwave oven and other items with the bill, and store employees called police after he insisted the $1 million note was real cash.

The largest bill currently in circulation is the $100 bill. The government stopped making bills of up to $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 $17,500 bond, and it isn't clear if he has an attorney. He is scheduled to be in court Tuesday.


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