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Counterfeit cash circulating in Grand Falls-Windsor area

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Police are investigating counterfeit $100 bills turning up in Grand Falls-Windsor. - File photo

RCMP advise of three local businesses where $100 counterfeit bills were used

GRAND FALLS-WINDSOR, N.L.

On Monday, Jan. 21, Grand Falls-Windsor RCMP received separate reports from three local businesses of counterfeit $100 bills being used.

Police have seized the bills and are currently investigating these incidents.

The RCMP reminds businesses to closely examine large bills before accepting them as payment to ensure all security features are present and not compromised.

Anyone with information regarding these incidents, contact Grand Falls-Windsor RCMP at 709-489-2121. To remain anonymous contact Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (TIPS is 8477), by Secure Web Tips at www.nlcrimestoppers.com, or by downloading the free and secure mobile app. Search the App Store for "P3 Tips". Electronic tips submitted to Crime Stoppers are encrypted, entirely confidential and completely anonymous.

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