and firms warned over fake £50 bank notes in Burnham
and businesses in Burnham-On-Sea have this week been warned to
be on the look out for fake bank notes circulating in the town.
comes after shoppers attempted to use counterfeit £50 notes
at town centre businesses to make large purchases on Thursday
eagle-eyed staff member spotted the notes were fake and want to
pass on the warning to others to look out for cash with poor quality
the Christmas shopping season now underway, there's a risk that
many shops will be so busy that they will unwittingly take the
£50 notes and only later realise they have accepted a counterfeit,"
banknotes carrying the portrait of the first governor of the Bank
of England Sir John Houblon were withdrawn from circulation earlier
this year. The only £50 note that now holds legal tender
status is that displaying entrepreneur Matthew Boulton and engineer