Fake $50 and $100 notes found in Grafton

COFFS-Clarence Police are warning shopkeepers to be extra vigilant after a number of fake 50 and 100 dollar notes were discovered.

The reported offences have occurred at Grafton, however, it is likely that further offences have gone unreported.

"Police are once again warning shopkeepers to double check customer cash transactions after a number of counterfeit 50 and 100 dollar notes have been detected over the last few weeks," a spokesperson for Coffs/Clarence Local Area Command said.

"If you suspect you have been a victim of a similar offence please report the matter to police.

"It is important that you have cash handling procedures in place and follow them. Particular care should be taken when dealing with larger denomination notes."

For more information visit http://banknotes.rba.gov.au/counterfeit-detection/security-features-overview/

Police are urging anyone with information about these incidents to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au

"Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our Facebook and Twitter pages."



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