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Police: Man Tried To Use $1 Trillion Bill At Applebee’s In S.C.

SUMTER, S.C., Feb. 24 (UPI) — Police in South Carolina said they were called to an Applebee’s restaurant on a report of a customer attempting to use a $1 trillion bill.

Sumter police said Applebee’s staff called police last week to report Michael Williams, 53, offered to pay for his meal with a $1 trillion bill after his debit card was declined, WIS-TV, Columbia, reported Monday.

The United States has never issued a $1 trillion bill.

Officers determined Williams was wanted in an unrelated contempt case. He was arrested and sentenced to probation and $262 in court fees.

Police said the investigation into Williams’ alleged use of the phony currency was ongoing.

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