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More fake notes discovered in the Western Division

Two more fake notes have been discovered in the Western division, this was confirmed by Police spokesperson Josaia Weicavu today. WEICAVU: “A fake $100 note with serial number FFA 2759142 and a fake $20 note bearing serial number FFA 0443095 were again discovered in Lautoka and Rakiraki respectively yesterday afternoon. These fake notes bearing similar […]

Salote Qalubau

May 25, 2016 8:20 am

Two more fake notes have been discovered in the Western division, this was confirmed by Police spokesperson Josaia Weicavu today.

A scanned version of the fake $100note discovered in the Western Division. (Fiji Police Force)
A scanned version of the fake $100 note discovered in the Western Division. (Fiji Police Force)

WEICAVU: “A fake $100 note with serial number FFA 2759142 and a fake $20 note bearing serial number FFA 0443095 were again discovered in Lautoka and Rakiraki respectively yesterday afternoon. These fake notes bearing similar serial number with those discovered before. ”

“We appeal to all business owners to check all the notes tendered at their business these days.”

Inspector Weicavu said members of the public are to notify their nearest police station if and when fake notes are discovered.

WEICAVU: “Call the nearest police station as soon as you find any fake note tendered at your business so that the identity of the person circulating the notes will be made known to police immediately, thus will prevent further circulating of the counterfeit notes.”

Meanwhile, Lautoka City Council Chief Executive Officer Mr. Jone Nakauvadra has expressed his disappointment regarding the printing of fake notes.

NAKAUVADRA: “We work with the police and all the stakeholders in the progressing of their business and economic activity as well as  the security and safety of their businesses and that includes the elimination of these kinds of unethical business conducts”

“People should not earn their living by resorting to these kinds of deceptive conducts because they will be caught and this will effect those working to grow their busineses.”

Mr. Nakauvadra urged those partaking in the use of counterfeit notes to stop.

NAKAUVADRA: “This has happened previously and  I will ask all the businesses to be alert when receiving notes. I would like to encourage those who are doing this to refrain from continuing these pratices.”

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