UK Counterfeit Banknote Alert: Armagh

| 10 Oct 2018

UK Counterfeit Banknote Alert: Armagh

According to a report by, Armagh retailers are being warned about the circulation of counterfeit £50 notes.

The PSNI have been made aware that there are currently £50 notes being passed to retailers.

The persons in question will make a low value purchase and pay with these fake notes.

A PSNI spokesperson said: “The notes we have been made aware of are Bank of Scotland and of poor quality. We urge all shopkeepers to brief staff to check all notes on this run up to the holiday season. If you received one of these notes you can call 101 and quite ref 506 08/10/2018. Please help and share this appeal."

Article Source: Armagh I

Published: 9th October 2018 | By Michael McKenna

Money Point does not recommend that business owners rely solely on counterfeit pens or ultraviolet lights as a means of protecting their business from counterfeit banknotes, as these devices can be easily fooled by good quality counterfeits.


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