From the Amherst County Sheriff’s Office: The office is investigating a instance of the use of counterfeit currency being passed. On Tuesday June 30th at 920 pm, a heavy set black male paid for a computer at Wal-Mart with more than $500 in counterfeit currency. He was wearing a black tee shirt, blue jeans and a yellow ball cap. Anyone that has any information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-888-798-5900. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 for information regarding this crime. All information is totally confidential.