Detroit home remodeling turns up counterfeit cash

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TROY, Mich. (AP) -- Police say a home remodeling project in suburban Detroit has turned up a stash of counterfeit cash.

The Detroit Free Press reports (http://on.freep.com/s9q42W ) that police in Troy received a call Monday from the homeowner, who had lived in the house for more than a decade.

Police say the fake bills were hidden inside a wall. There's no word on how long it may have been there.

Police forwarded the counterfeit cash to the U.S. Secret Service.

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Information from: Detroit Free Press, http://www.freep.com