Counterfeit fifties making the rounds

Local RCMP are trying to find the source of counterfeit US $50 bills which have been circulating in the area.

The Upper Fraser Valley RCMP is on the lookout for counterfeit US $50 bills.

Several business owners from Chilliwack and the surrounding area have filed complaints in recent days.

The RCMP are asking businesses, and people purchasing property through Craigslist, to be aware of the issue and carefully inspect all American fifty dollar bills presented to them,” said RCMP Cst. Cynthia Kershaw. “If possible, please try to obtain a description of the person or persons passing the note and provide details to the police for their ongoing investigation.”

Anyone who thinks they may have info is asked to call the Chilliwack Community Police Office at 604-792-4611 or Crime Stoppers at 1-888-222-TIPS (8477).