Suspects In Shooting Near FAU Used University Scanner To Counterfeit Money

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The men who were shot after allegedly attempting to buy Marijuana near Florida Atlantic University reportedly used a scanner at Northwood University in West Palm Beach to create counterfeit money used in the drug deal gone bad.

Thomas Fenech, DOB 10/21/1992, Jared Tuck, DOB 2/18/1993, and Anthony Proios, DOB 6/8/1993 are all charged in connection with the crime. Fenech is charged with three counts of attempted murder for allegedly shooting at the drug buyers once he realized the money was fake. Tuck and Proios  are charged as accessories after the fact. They are both reportedly students at FAU. Tuck allegedly tried to hide the AK-47 in his dorm. Police say he ultimately tried to dispose of it along the Beeline Highway.

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