Police warn businesses in Diss to be on the lookout for fake notes

Various location as around diss.
Mere street
Picture by: Sonya Duncan

Various location as around diss. Mere street Picture by: Sonya Duncan - Credit: Sonya Duncan

The white male, described as 5ft 7in with ginger hair, was reportedly wearing a white shirt with black tie, black padded jacket and black trousers when he tried to use the counterfeit notes.

Counterfeit Scottish Notes seized in Diss. Picture: SOUTH NORFOLK POLICE

Counterfeit Scottish Notes seized in Diss. Picture: SOUTH NORFOLK POLICE - Credit: Archant

It is also believed that the man has been operating in the Bungay area.

After following up reports in Diss, police annouced the counterfeit notes were Scottish £20 notes, all with the same serial numbers.

One note was seized by police and reports were recieved of another being found, both incidents took place on Victoria Road, Diss.

There are a number of ways of checking whether £20 banknotes are genuine or not, these include; checking the metallic thread which runs through the note, the print quality, watermark and feel of the note,


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Are you a business who has been given fake notes? If so then email sabrina.johnson@archant.co.uk

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