The Tennessee Sheriff’s Office has warned the public not to receive folded dollar bills because they may contain a deadly substance called fentanyl.
Giles County Sheriff’s Office said twice in a Facebook post Folded dollar bill found on the ground At a local gas station.
“When it was discovered and picked up, the person found a white powdery substance inside,” the post said.
The substance was tested and was positive for methamphetamine and fentanyl.
Fentanyl Synthetic opioids 50-100 times more powerful than morphineAccording to the National Institute of Substance Abuse.
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“This is a very dangerous issue,” the sheriff’s office said in a post.
The post asked people to educate their children not to receive folded dollar bills without their parents or parents present. It also features an image that contains a small amount of powdered material next to the penny, warning that it is sufficient to kill the person in contact.
“Be careful and safe” Posting is finished.
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This article was originally published in USA TODAY: Tennessee Sheriff’s Office warns the public about folding dollar bills