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Counterfeit currency found in St. Paul

RCMP tell businesses to keep an eye out for counterfeit cash
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RCMP have seized a counterfeit $100 bill in St. Paul. File photo.

ST. PAUL - RCMP confirmed Thursday that counterfeit currency has been found in St. Paul.

A fake $100 bill was seized at a local business in town, according to RCMP. Police want to let the community know there have been $50 and $100 counterfeit Canadian currency found with the same serial numbers, "LGQ03229158."

RCMP noted that the information was being released simply to encourage local businesses to keep an eye out for the counterfeit money.

Cst. Monnika Hildebrand stated people should especially watch for counterfeit $50 and $100 bills. 

"We just wanted to ensure the town knows about this money floating around," she said.

If anyone has any further information, please contact the St. Paul RCMP Detachment at 780-645-8870 or call your local police.

If you want to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by Internet at www.tipsubmit.com, or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers www.crimestoppers.ab.ca for instructions).





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