In this situation, the police should have been contacted and a report filed, so they could try to trace the source of the money. Since you no longer have the bill in your possession, there’s not much you can do. In the future, you could try to use a UV light or look at the watermark or features of the bill to help determine if it’s real. For more tips, read our article on How to Detect Counterfeit Money
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