The Ellicottville Police Department is informing the community that there has been a few instances of an individual or individuals passing counterfeit money in the Town and Village of Ellicottville. The money is similar to U.S. Currency and looks very lifelike. The difference is on the back of the bill there is the words “Motion Picture Use Only”. The Ellicottville Police Department has arrested an individual in connection with the crime and the individual has informed the department that there are numerous other individuals passing around the bills. If you come across a counterfeit bill please notify the Ellicottville Police Department at (716)699-2120.