Posted: Tue 5th Apr 2022

Police warn of fake £50 notes being used in Flintshire

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Tuesday, Apr 5th, 2022

Fraudsters have been using fake £50 banknotes to pay for items in Flintshire recently. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The Counterfeit notes – a £50 Bank of England, the other a £50 Bank of Scotland – were used in Broughton and Caergwrle. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

South Flintshire Police team said in a statement: ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Counterfeit banknotes are currently in circulation following recent reports from stores in Flintshire. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Two separate incidents involving fake £50 notes (1x Bank of England note, 1x Bank of Scotland note) have been dealt with by officers in the last week, at locations in Broughton and Caergwrle. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

If you suspect a person is trying to pay for goods with a counterfeit note, report it online: https://orlo.uk/8vWKU or call 101. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​


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