Florida man tries to buy lotto tickets with movie money

Pinellas County
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A Florida man is behind bars after deputies say he tried to buy lottery tickets using “movie money”

According to the sheriff’s office, Timothy Zimmerman, 30, knowingly attempted to pay for scratch-off tickets using a $100 bill that was labeled as “for motion picture use only” at around 5:15 a.m on March 30. 

When Zimmerman was confronted about the fake currency he fled the location. Zimmerman was positively identified by a witness in a photo lineup.

Zimmerman was arrested for using forged bills

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April 24 2021 08:00 am

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