PLAINVILLE, Conn. — Police here have arrested three men and charged them with stealing about $5,000 from area supermarkets by turning in fake receipts from coin-counting machines, a published report said Wednesday. According to the Hartford Courant newspaper, the men printed counterfeit Coinstar receipts and turned them in at Stop & Shop, Big Y and Shaw’s stores. The men created a fake company to order special inks to get around Coinstar’s anti-counterfeiting system, but were tripped up ...

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