Counterfeit money surfaced on the Sunshine Coast

Sunshine Coast

2023-08-02 17:42 HAP

Dossier nº 2023-5495

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The Sunshine Coast RCMP would like the public and retailers to be aware that there have been two reports of counterfeit US and Canadian $100 bills being used to obtain services and/or retail products in Gibsons.  

On July 28th and on August 1st, at two separate retailers in Gibsons, the counterfeit bills were discovered.

Modern Canadian bills are made from polymer not paper, they have even edge cuts, have holograms of the Prime Minister and Parliament clock tower embedded in the clear polymer and the edges around maple leaf are transparent

Click here for information on how to check for Canadian counterfeit money.

Click here for information on how to check for US counterfeit money.

 

 

 

 

Diffusé par :

Gend. Karen Whitby

Agente des relations avec les m├ędias
GRC de la Sunshine Coast
5800, rue Teredo, Sechelt (C.-B.) V0N 3A0
Bureau : 604-885-2266
Télécopieur : 604-885-9473

Courriel : SCRCMPmedia@rcmp-grc.gc.ca
Site Web : sunshinecoast.rcmp-grc.gc.ca (en anglais seulement)

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