September 3, 2014 6:18 pm

Man arrested for making counterfeit money at Surrey Central Bus Loop

Counterfeiting supplies seized from Surrey man, photo courtesy of Lower Mainland Transit Police.

VANCOUVER — A man was arrested at the Surrey Central Bus Loop after the Metro Vancouver Transit Police witnessed him printing out counterfeit money.

Forty-eight year old Gerald Doyle of Surrey was standing over a printer, which was plugged into an external electrical outlet, at the bus loop on August 28. According to authorities, at his feet rested a piece of paper, which had $20.00 bills printed on it. After searching further, they found over $1,000 of counterfeit money in his bag.

Counterfeit $100 bill, photo courtesy of the Lower Mainland Transit Police

The transit police said the suspect had been released from custody ten days earlier on a similar charge, on the condition that he not possess counterfeiting items or knives. Knives were also discovered among his possessions.

Doyle has been charged with possessing counterfeit money, making counterfeit money and possessing instruments used to make counterfeit money. He is very well known to police, they say.

 

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