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Counterfeit bills used at Kamloops gas stations

RCMP are looking to speak to this man about counterfeit bills used at a Kamloops gas station.
Image Credit: RCMP handout
April 12, 2016 - 1:01 PM

KAMLOOPS - Counterfeit bills have been used at two Kamloops gas stations this month.

Two counterfeit US$50 bills were used at gas stations earlier this month. Cpl. Jodi Shelkie of Kamloops RCMP says it wasn’t until the second one was used that it was discovered they were counterfeit.

Shelkie says it’s unknown if the man using the counterfeit bills was aware of what he was using and RCMP are looking to talk to the man to figure out where the bills came from.

The man, described Caucasian and in his 30s, is associated with a grey or tan four-door Ford F350.

Shelkie also notes businesses should go over counterfeit bill detection with employees.

“Businesses should discuss techniques for detecting counterfeit bills with their employees. Information can be found on the Bank of Canada website,” Shelkie says. “If you suspect someone is attempting to use counterfeit money at your business, you should not accept the money and refer them to the police.”

RCMP are looking to speak to this man about counterfeit bills used at a Kamloops gas station.
RCMP are looking to speak to this man about counterfeit bills used at a Kamloops gas station.
Image Credit: RCMP handout

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