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Counterfeit Cash Handed Over In Risdon Park

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Port Pirie Police are investigating after a counterfeit $100 note was used at a Risdon Park business on Saturday.

About 11.30am on Saturday (May 14), a car entered a drive-thru of a business on Senate Road, Risdon Park and paid for items with cash.  

After the vehicle left, the staff member realised the $100 note was fake and alerted police.

Police attended and seized the counterfeit note and enquiries are continuing to identify the person who handed it over.

Police are asking local businesses to be vigilant when receiving cash and take the time to inspect any money to ensure it is legitimate.

Police recommend that anyone accepting money check the texture of the note, other in-built security features and printing.

To determine if a suspect note is counterfeit, it is best to compare it with a note that is known to be genuine.

If you suspect you have a counterfeit note, please report it to the police assistance line on 131 444.

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