bank notes warning issued in Burnham-On-Sea
and residents in Burnham-On-Sea have this week been warned to
watch out for counterfeit bank notes circulating in the town.
managers of a Chinese restaurant in the town centre were shocked
to find they had accepted a counterfeit £20 note in payment
for a meal on Friday evening (January 27th).
was a very good copy of a £20 note," a spokeswoman
for the restaurant told Burnham-On-Sea.com. "The
silver security foil runs through the middle as you'd expect and
it's only when you look very closely that you notice the printing
quality and colouring is poorer than normal."
say anyone with information about the counterfeit notes should
contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or dial their non-emergency
number of 101.