Ottawa Police Discover Counterfeit Currency

OTTAWA – Ottawa Police have discovered counterfeit currency in use in the area. They are asking the publics help in scrutinizing the bills, which have been found in all denominations. In a release posted online yesterday, they noted that the bills will feel different and they will characters in Asian languages written on them. If you find a bill that you think is suspicious they ask that you contact your local police department.

Things to be aware of:
-Asian writings
-Duplicate Serial numbers (when multiple received at once)
-Feel of the bill, may be more smooth/rough than normal
-Thickness of bill
-May or may not pass the counterfeit detection pen test
-Micro Printing
-Colored Micro Fibers
-Security Thread / Ribbon
-Color Shifting Ink