Warning issued over counterfeit notes

PUBLISHED: 12:50 02 May 2008 | UPDATED: 10:39 17 June 2010

Shoppers have been warned to look out for fake Scottish notes

Shoppers have been warned to look out for fake Scottish notes

WARNINGS have gone out to Sidmouth shoppers and retailers this week to keep a wary eye open for forged £20 Scottish notes.

WARNINGS have gone out to Sidmouth shoppers and retailers this week to keep a wary eye open for forged £20 Scottish notes.

A note was discovered to be a forgery after it was accepted in good faith by one shopkeeper.

PC Amanda Drake, of Sidmouth police, said: "There was a spree of forgeries in Axminster, but this is the first one in Sidmouth for a while.

"We would warn people to be aware they are around.

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