Leamington, ON - On February 12, 2019 Essex County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP)
is warning the public of the presence of counterfeit currency being passed in the
Several counterfeit Canadian $20 bills have surfaced recently creating the need
for public awareness and education of this crime.
These particular bank notes are more noticeably counterfeit, having additional written
language predominantly displayed on either side of the bills .
Further information on identifying and detecting counterfeit currency can be obtained
on the Bank of Canada website:
Anyone with information regarding this or any other incident is asked to call the
OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers
at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at www.catchcrooks.com
where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.
OPP Contact Information