Fake money passed in Katherine

Chris McLennan
Updated March 6 2018 - 6:06pm, first published 5:50pm
A fake $50 note used in Katherine. Picture: NT Police.
A fake $50 note used in Katherine. Picture: NT Police.

Counterfeit money is being passed in Katherine.

Northern Territory Police seized an amount of counterfeit money here over the weekend.

Detective Senior Sergeant Mark Malogorski said police urge Katherine residents to be aware of counterfeit money being distributed in Katherine over the past week.

“We ask the public to please be vigilant of fake notes being circulated,” he said.

While police have supplied media with a picture of a fake $50, fake $20 notes are also being passed, according to a local business.

Police are asking anyone who has received counterfeit money in Katherine and surrounding areas to notify them. Anyone with information is urged to contact police on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Chris McLennan

Chris McLennan

National Rural Property Writer

ACM national rural property writer based in Bacchus Marsh, Victoria. Career journalist. Multi award winner.

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