Police warning after fake £10 notes seized in Bridgwater

Police warning after fake £10 notes seized in Bridgwater

Police warning after fake £10 notes seized in Bridgwater

First published in News

BUSINESSES in Bridgwater are being urged to check their money after counterfeit £10 notes were seized.

A police spokesman said: “Officers arrested a man in the town on Saturday after he was found in possession of the notes.

“A 20-year-old Bridgwater man was later charged with possession of counterfeit currency and possession of cannabis and released on police bail to appear before magistrates in Taunton on October 17.”

Neighbourhood PC Edward Woolmington said: “While counterfeit bank notes are very rare it always pays to be careful.

"I would urge local businesses in particular to routinely check all bank notes they get in payment, as this will act as a deterrent to criminals.

“If you come across a fake you must always tell the police.”

For more information about counterfeit currency, click here .

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4:44pm Wed 26 Sep 12

Say It As It Is OK? says...

Quote: If you come across a fake you must always tell the police.”

Yeh right and who loses out then? Once you report a fake note you lose it. Most people will act innocent and try to pass it on!
Quote: If you come across a fake you must always tell the police.” Yeh right and who loses out then? Once you report a fake note you lose it. Most people will act innocent and try to pass it on! Say It As It Is OK?
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10:16am Thu 27 Sep 12

hevjay says...

Say It As It Is OK? wrote:
Quote: If you come across a fake you must always tell the police.”

Yeh right and who loses out then? Once you report a fake note you lose it. Most people will act innocent and try to pass it on!
Well said -that man!
[quote][p][bold]Say It As It Is OK?[/bold] wrote: Quote: If you come across a fake you must always tell the police.” Yeh right and who loses out then? Once you report a fake note you lose it. Most people will act innocent and try to pass it on![/p][/quote]Well said -that man! hevjay
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10:56am Thu 27 Sep 12

Boring says...

Strange that this should happen when there's lots of con men ( sorry,fair people) in town isn't it!!!
Strange that this should happen when there's lots of con men ( sorry,fair people) in town isn't it!!! Boring
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6:01pm Thu 27 Sep 12

sheldoncooper says...

There have been fake notes circulating in town for months - ask any shop owner.
There have been fake notes circulating in town for months - ask any shop owner. sheldoncooper
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9:44pm Thu 27 Sep 12

File Yer Own Bleedin Teeth says...

No comments.
No comments. File Yer Own Bleedin Teeth
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