Naugatuck police seek two men wanted for counterfeiting

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NAUGATUCK, Conn. (WTNH) — Police in Naugatuck are seeking two men who are believed to have been involved in purchases made with counterfeit money.

According to police, on Jan. 19, two men purchased $720 in gift cards at Walmart using counterfeit money in denominations of $20 bills.

Officials describe the suspects as black men in their 20’s or 30’s. Police say one man is thin, possibly with braids or dreadlocks who spoke with a British accent. Authorities say the other man is heavyset.

Naugatuck police believe the two suspects are connected to multiple counterfeit cases, including one in West Hartford.

Anyone with information on the suspects is asked to call police at 203-729-5221.

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