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Provincial Constable Jim Root, OPP
OPP  Investigating Passing of Counterfeit Currency
Counterfeit Currency

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 Leamington area.

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: https://www.bankofcanada.ca/banknotes/counterfeit-prevention/

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.

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Last Updated: Tuesday, 12 February 2019 17:05:47 PM EST

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