Police warns about counterfeit notes during Christmas

Vincentians, visitors, and particularly vendors, have issued a word of caution by Police to be on the lookout for the circulation of counterfeit currency.

Assistant Superintendent of Police, Hezron Ballantyne Speaking on NBC’s Police on the Beat programme said that the notes are particularly prevalent during the busy festive season.

ASP Ballantyne said the Police will be increasing their efforts to educate persons, to enhance their ability to detect these counterfeit notes.

The authorities also stated that they would be taking steps to ensure increased conviction rates for persons involved in the counterfeit trade.