PRINCE GEORGE, BC: The Prince George RCMP is sending out a warning to local businesses following a recent rash of counterfeit currency reported in the City…
Since January 1st, 2018, the Prince George RCMP has received seventeen reports from various businesses reporting counterfeit currency, particularly US $10, $20 & $50 bills. Some counterfeit Canadian currency has also been passed.
The Prince George RCMP would like to remind staff of retail businesses to carefully check cash as it is passed, especially larger bills.
For more information about counterfeit checking, preventing and reporting, go to www.bankofcanada.ca.
If you have any information about persons involved in counterfeiting or passing counterfeit money, please contact the Prince George RCMP at (250)561-3300 or anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at 1(800)222-8477 or online at http://www.pgcrimestoppers.bc.ca (English only).