Counterfeit notes used in Bideford

Police would like to make you aware of the following scam which could affect your business.

We are aware that a number of counterfeit £50 notes are currently in circulation in this area.

Please be thorough when checking currency and ensure your staff are trained to spot counterfeit currency.

If you are unsure of what to look for then please follow this link to the Bank of England https://www.bankofengland.co.uk/banknotes/counterfeit-banknotes/how-to-check-your-banknotes

If you suspect you have been given counterfeit notes then please contact the Police on 101 or email 101@dc.police.uk

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