April 26, 2009
Shops in Burnham-On-Sea warned over
fake bank notes
in Burnham-On-Sea were warned on Saturday (April 25th) to watch
out for fake bank notes circulating in the town.
comes after a visitor attempted to use several counterfeit £50
notes to buy a large quantity of stationery products from Bastins
on the High Street on Saturday morning.
spokeswoman for the shop confirmed to Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We
always check large bank notes and therefore discovered the notes
were counterfeit before the customer left with the goods."
minutes, a warning went out to other shops and businesses across
Burnham-On-Sea via the Radio Link system to advise them to look
out for further suspicious money.
have been several other warnings about fake bank notes in recent
August, a Burnham-On-Sea Carnival Club accepted £100
of counterfeit notes at a street party in the town centre, and
2007 a warning was issued after a fake £20 note was
accepted by staff at the Victoria Hotel.