$1M bill deposit attempt leads to Iowa man's drug arrest

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a man who tried to deposit what he presented as a $1 million bill has been charged with drug possession in Iowa.

A criminal complaint says Sioux City police officers were called to a Northwest Bank branch to talk to a man who tried to deposit the bill into his account.

The officers asked 33-year-old Dennis Strickland whether he had any more of the bills and that a baggie fell out when he emptied a pocket.

The complaint says the baggie contained methamphetamine.

The U.S. Treasury Department says it has never produced a $1 million bill.
 

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