Counterfeit notes reported in Carrickfergus

The PSNI is investigating.
The PSNI is investigating.

Police are urging business owners to be vigilant after counterfeit bank notes have been reported in Mid and East Antrim.

A PSNI spokesperson said: “A few weeks ago a couple of businesses in Carrickfergus reported receiving counterfeit £50 notes.

“Meanwhile, just this week, in our area, we are aware of counterfeit £20 notes in circulation. Most reports have involved Scottish bank notes, with serial number starting CL

“If you have any concerns about counterfeit bank notes, please call 101.”