Nelson police warn of counterfeit money in city

Nelson police warn of counterfeit money in city

The department says it has received multiple reports of fake Canadian and U.S. cash

Nelson police say they have received multiple reports of counterfeit money in the city.

The Nelson Police Department asked residents to be on the lookout for fake Canadian and American bills, in a news release Monday night.

“As a reminder, if you are in possession of what you suspect to be counterfeit currency please contact the police or attend a financial institution to verify its authenticity,” the police said.

“It is a criminal offence to knowingly possess or produce counterfeit currency or to pass counterfeit currency during a transaction.”