June 11, 2019 12:18 pm

Fake money reported in Penetanguishene, Midland: OPP

Southern Georgian Bay OPP are warning retailers to watch for counterfeit Canadian currency in the Penetanguishene and Midland areas.

Nick Westoll / Global News File
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The use of counterfeit money was reported at two retail stores in Penetanguishene and Midland on Saturday, Southern Georgian Bay OPP say.

The fake money is described as being $100 Canadian bills, which the suspects used to make in-store purchases, officers said.

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Investigators are advising area retailers to beware of the recent incidents and to check and report suspected counterfeit money, police say.

Anyone with information can contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

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