UK Counterfeit Banknote Alert: Salisbury, Wiltshire

| 30 Aug 2018

UK Counterfeit Banknote Alert: Salisbury, Wiltshire

According to an article published by Spire FM earlier this week; Wiltshire Police are warning shoppers and retail staff to be on the lookout for counterfeit banknotes.


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"We're told that potentially fake money has been used within the city centre in a number of shops and restaurants.They include places like Smiggle in the Old George Mall, Splash of Colour on Fisherton Street and Nandos on Queen Street in recent weeks. 

Wiltshire Police say the counterfeits are both £50 and £20 notes.

Members of the public and shop workers are being warned to be vigilant and contact officers straight away if we're concerned that fakes are in circulation.

If you suspect any counterfeits, you're asked to call Wiltshire Police on 101.The Bank of England tell us there are certain features to look out for when it comes to checking notes..."

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Published by Faye Tryhorn at 10:41am 28th August 2018.


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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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