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Police: Former Brooklyn Nets player Tyshawn Taylor cashed bogus money order

HOBOKEN, N.J. -- Former Brooklyn Nets player Tyshawn Taylor used a counterfeit money order to obtain $1,000 cash at a Hoboken grocery store, police confirmed Thursday.

Taylor, 25, turned himself in on Aug. 6, Hoboken police confirmed to NJ.com.

Police say Taylor tried to pass off the phony money order at the check cashing section of the Big Banner Food Store on May 18.

The owners of the store say they filed a complaint with police after learning the order was fraudulent and Taylor refused to pay back the money.

Following his arrest, Taylor was released after posting bail. He couldn't be reached for comment.

Taylor attended St. Anthony High School in Jersey City and was drafted by the Brooklyn Nets in 2012. He currently plays in Puerto Rico.