Police warning over fake £20 notes

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Police in Teignbridge have warned businesses to be aware after fake £20 notes have been used in the area.

Posting on Facebook Teignmouth and Dawlish Neigbourhood Police said: “Over the last week in Teignmouth we have had an influx of counterfeit £20 notes. Unfortunately some shops have already accepted these and wont be reimbursed from the bank of England.

Photo: Facebook Teignmouth and Dawlish Neigbourhood Police

“You will see from the photo that the serial number of DB66 888800 is the same in all notes. There is no see-through register or metallic thread running down the note, the paper also feels thicker than a normal note. Please share to make businesses aware,”

Information on checking bank notes can be found here: https://www.bankofengland.co.uk/banknotes/counterfeit-banknotes/how-to-check-your-banknotes

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