Police seek public assistance to identify suspects using counterfeit currency
Kingston Police have released the above photos in connection to a current investigation into a string of counterfeit bills being used at various locations throughout Kingston.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Bill Ross at 613-549-4660 ext. 6232 or via email at [email protected]. Tips can also be provided anonymously by calling the Kingston Police general number (613-549-4660 ext. 0) and asking to be anonymous, or by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).
Kingston Police are recommending that citizens and businesses inspect bills before accepting them, particularly if they are the older style of Canadian 50 or 100 dollar bills, or American bills. Police also suggest reviewing the Bank of Canada’s information on checking, preventing, and reporting counterfeit money here: https://www.bankofcanada.ca/banknotes/counterfeit-prevention/.