MIDLAND, Texas (AP) - A West Texas woman charged with trying to pass fake cash allegedly told police that she starched and ironed the bills to prevent wrinkles.

Midland County jail records show 21-year-old Lindsey Jackson of Midland was being held Wednesday on a charge of forgery of a governmental financial instrument.

No attorney was listed for Jackson, whose bond was set at $10,000 following her arrest Monday as police responded to a Western Union office.

The Midland Reporter-Telegram ( ) reports Jackson wanted to transfer about $150 to a federal prisoner. A Western Union worker used a marker that indicated the bills were bogus.

An arrest affidavit says Jackson told the officer the money appeared counterfeit because she likes to starch and iron the bills to prevent them from having wrinkles.

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