Appearance of fake bills hurts small biz most

Counterfeit money in circulation impacts real cash flow

Re: Counterfeit $50s circulating on West Shore (goldstreamgazette.com)

It is a shame that these counterfeit bills begin circulating, especially in the higher denominations. Just last week, I found one at the company I work for and couldn’t help but be disappointed, as we had been able to avoid counterfeit money for quite a while.

The worst part of this is that counterfeit money tends to have a bigger impact on smaller businesses, which in turn impacts the community. The best thing that we can do is be vigilant about it, reporting fake bills to the West Shore RCMP as soon as possible so they can quickly take them out of circulation.

I sincerely hope this can be resolved quickly and that the RCMP can put a stop to this recent surge of counterfeit money.

Graeme Dickinson

Colwood

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