The Southeast District RCMP is advising business owners to be vigilant after several incidents of counterfeit $100 US bills being circulated in Shediac, N.B.
The incidents occurred between May 3 and May 6, 2019. In some instances purchases were made, while in others the counterfeit money was exchanged for Canadian currency.
The RCMP is reminding local merchants and their employees to examine and verify any currency that is given to them, and to report any suspicious bills to their local RCMP detachment.
For more information on detecting counterfeit bills and what to do if you receive one, visit the RCMP's webpage about counterfeit activity in Canada.