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Two men charged with counterfeiting

Published On: Oct 07 2013 12:56:30 PM EDT

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. -

Johnson City police say they arrested two people from Pennsylvania, charging them with making counterfeit money.

Elvin Jallah and Zakaria Sheriff are charged with two counts of criminal simulation.

Police say a business filed a complaint saying the two suspects used fake $100 bills to buy merchandise.

They were being held in the Washington County Detention Center, where they are both being held in lieu of a $20,000 bond.

They were set to be arraigned on Monday morning.