Counterfeit $100 bills reported in town

January 28, 2019   ·   0 Comments

The Orangeville Police Service says counterfeit Canadian $100 bills are being reported at various locations in the community.

Police have received seven reports of the use of counterfeit $100 bills in the past month. Purchases using the counterfeit currency were made at various retail businesses throughout Orangeville. Additionally, one counterfeit American $100 bill was reported and two counterfeit $20 bills were reported in the past two weeks.

Police remind merchants to be vigilant when receiving $100 bills, especially for small purchases.

Anyone having information with regards to these incidents is encouraged to call the Orangeville Police Service at 519-941-2522 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at

For further information regarding counterfeit currency detection contact the Orangeville Police Community Services Unit at 519-941-2522 extension 2221. Information can also be found online at:

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