Warning Issued Over Fake Polymer £20 Notes Being Used In Shops

Police in Mid Ulster have issued a warning about fake polymer £20 notes being used in shops.

The Bank of England notes have been described as "good quality" and "definitely require a second glance.
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A PSNI spokesperson said: "Keep an eye out for them, they have a very slightly different texture to genuine notes, they show up under the UV detectors and the foil around the crown will come off if scratched with a finger nail. They also get spotted by money counting machines.

"Don't get caught out either as a business or as a customer."

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