It’s that time of year again when we are warned to be more vigilant when it comes to our money!
I was reading an article this morning and was shocked to hear that the new £5.00 is already being copied and circulating around the shops etc.
So I thought I would post a link which explains just how to spot that fake, although it will be hard for some to spot because those scammers out there seem to do such a good job that we don’t always look twice to check our money.
In the first half of 2016, around 152,000 counterfeit banknotes were removed from UK streets: if they were real, these notes would have been worth £3.2 million. Even though genuine banknotes are getting more sophisticated: Crimstoppers 0800 555 111
What you can do to help?
Don’t be tempted to get involved with counterfeit banknotes, you could end up with a criminal record. If you have any information on anyone making, selling or buying counterfeit notes, you can tell Crimestoppers anonymously by filling in the Anonymous Online Form or calling free on 0800 555 111. Telling Crimestoppers about people making, selling or buying counterfeit money gives you peace of mind: They don’t ask for your name or your details, and they can’t find out who you are.