NC man tries to pay Walmart with $1 million bill

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LEXINGTON, N.C. — Do you have change for a million-dollar bill?

Police say a North Carolina man insisted his million-dollar note was real when he was buying $476 worth of items at a Walmart.

Investigators told the Winston-Salem Journalthat 53-year-old Michael Fuller tried to buy a vacuum cleaner, a microwave oven and other items. Store employees called police after his insistence that the bill was legit, and Fuller was arrested.

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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seenitB4
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seenitB4 12/31/11 - 06:56 pm
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Always at Walmart----why not

Always at Walmart----why not a nice restaurant--spa---car dealership...

scoopdedoop64
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scoopdedoop64 12/31/11 - 07:33 pm
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Yes, he should have used it

Yes, he should have used it to get a new car or house. Everyone knows that the cashier can't make change for a million dollar bill. She doesn't have that much in her drawer for security reasons. Gee some people!

Riverman1
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Riverman1 12/31/11 - 07:36 pm
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The people of Walmart.

The people of Walmart. Stranger the later it gets.

nothin2show4it
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nothin2show4it 12/31/11 - 07:49 pm
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Does this mean that I will
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Does this mean that I will have to go to jail if I use mine?

pep607
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pep607 12/31/11 - 07:57 pm
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I could not get them to take

I could not get them to take a dollar coin or a $2 bill. For whatever reason, the government does still make them. Since they are legal tender, merchants are required to take them, but many will not.

Willow Bailey
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Willow Bailey 12/31/11 - 08:07 pm
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I just hate it when this

I just hate it when this happens. It's so embarrassing. I told my husband to please not get any more of those bills from the bank. I mean just nobody keeps a decent amount of change these days.

allhans
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allhans 12/31/11 - 08:16 pm
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I love this!

I love this!

kiwiinamerica
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kiwiinamerica 12/31/11 - 08:21 pm
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Whose face was on the front
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Whose face was on the front of the bill? Bob Hope?

I'd love to see a picture of this piece of artwork. How do people this stupid even manage to find their way to the store? A 10-year old would know that this would never fly.

JRC2024
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JRC2024 12/31/11 - 08:52 pm
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I changed one last week with

I changed one last week with a $500,000.00 bill, a $250,000.00 and the rest in $1000.00 bills. Took all my spare money. Happy New Year to all.

rmwardsr
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rmwardsr 12/31/11 - 09:22 pm
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I suppose he will now use it

I suppose he will now use it to pay his fine and court costs, and oh yes, his attorney!

Little Lamb
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Little Lamb 12/31/11 - 09:33 pm
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Willow, are you having a

Willow, are you having a difficult time getting change for that seven-dollar bill of yours? No problem! I will be glad to exchange it for my four- and three-dollar bills.

Edward1968
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Edward1968 12/31/11 - 09:48 pm
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I bet Obama's picture is on

I bet Obama's picture is on it.

madgerman
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madgerman 12/31/11 - 09:55 pm
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They should have honored his
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They should have honored his bill and asked him if he wanted his change in 27 dollar or 32 dollar bills.

allhans
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allhans 12/31/11 - 10:36 pm
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Edward..Excellent!!!

Edward..Excellent!!!

Pu239
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Pu239 12/31/11 - 11:12 pm
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I hate to break those big
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I hate to break those big bills....anybody got 2 $500K's for this $1M?

55 F-100
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55 F-100 01/01/12 - 11:18 am
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Coulda been worse........he

Coulda been worse........he could have been attempting to buy a pack of chewing gum.

Sargebaby
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Sargebaby 01/01/12 - 12:22 pm
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Too bad they don't have this

Too bad they don't have this guy on video trying to pass his bogus bill.

autumnlady55
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autumnlady55 01/01/12 - 01:26 pm
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now i know why i don't shop

now i know why i don't shop at WALMART!

augusta citizen
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augusta citizen 01/01/12 - 04:00 pm
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Hahaha, love it! This was a

Hahaha, love it! This was a good break from taking the wreathes off the windows, those plantation shutters are a pain. Think I'll grab me a couple of million dollar bills and set out for some retail therapy, or just pour a glass of wine. :)

RunningMan
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RunningMan 01/01/12 - 06:09 pm
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Edward1968 - He tried Bush,

Edward1968 - He tried Bush, but figured he would go with the better looking person.

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