Laois-Offaly Crime Prevention Officer Sergt Graham Kavanagh is asking business owners and the public to be on alert for fake €50 following an operation in the county in recent days.
Gardai in Tullamore are reminding people to be vigilant regarding counterfeit currency with particular attention being drawn to €50 notes.
Gardai from the town carried out a search on the 19th October 2018. During this search they seized 96 counterfeit €50 notes, sparking a public warning.
The use of counterfeit notes should be reported to Gardai.
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