Police urge vigilance as fake $50 notes discovered

The man police suspect of being involved in the recent distribution of the fake cash.
The man police suspect of being involved in the recent distribution of the fake cash.

WA and Federal police said mostly fake $50 bills comprised a new spree of counterfeit notes in Northbridge and Perth recently .

“We urge all businesses to be extra vigilant and take their time to check the notes they handle,” WA Police Sergeant Craig Davis told Guardian Express.

Sgt Davis said the public should also check the notes they have and those they are given.

Police have released a picture of a man they suspect of being involved in the recent distribution of the fake cash at the Universal Bar in William Street, Northbridge

“He may have information regarding the use of counterfeit notes in the Northbridge area,” Sgt Davis said

For more information on fake notes go to banknotes.rba.gov.au/counterfeit-detection.