Warning issued over fake £50 Scottish notes
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Businesses and shop owners are being urged to remain vigilant and to check all bank notes following a series of incidents in Suffolk and Norfolk where counterfeit Scottish notes have been used.
Earlier this month a warning was issued after a duo attempted to spend £1,000 of counterfeit money .
Two men went into WH Smith in New Market, Beccles, at 2.30pm on Tuesday, February 11, and tried to buy more than £1,000 worth of goods with fake Scottish bank notes.
Now, in a post on the Lowestoft Police Facebook page, businesses are being urged to check all notes after four incidents were reported in Suffolk in recent weeks.
It said: "Police are urging businesses to be vigilant and check all notes following a series of incidents in Suffolk and Norfolk where counterfeit Scottish notes have been used.
"Four incidents have been reported in Suffolk in recent weeks where counterfeit £50 Scottish notes have been handed over in payment for goods.
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"Please ensure staff check all notes."
If you have information about someone making, selling or using counterfeit bank notes, please call police on 101.
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