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U.S. $100 Counterfeit Currency Circulating

U.S. $100 Counterfeit Currency Circulating

The police have warned people to be vigilant as counterfeit U.S. $100 notes are currently in circulation. A police spokesperson said, “The public is advised to be vigilant regarding counterfeit U.S. $100 notes currently in circulation bearing serial number LB73918531S. “Employees are once again advised that if counterfeit cash is detected... Read more of this article

Police: Counterfeit U.S. $100 Notes Circulating

Police: Counterfeit U.S. $100 Notes Circulating

The Bermuda Police Service is advising businesses and their staff as well as residents to “be vigilant regarding counterfeit U.S. $100 notes currently in circulation.” “The forged U.S. $100 bills have the same serial number: H1413713,” a police spokesperson said. “Employees are once again advised that if counterfeit cash... Read more of this article

Police Warn Of Counterfeit Bermuda $50 Notes

Police Warn Of Counterfeit Bermuda $50 Notes

The police are advising people “to be vigilant” regarding counterfeit Bermuda $50 dollars notes — bearing serial number #A1596737 — that are currently in circulation. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is advising businesses as well as residents to be vigilant regarding counterfeit Bermuda $50 dollars... Read more of this article

Man Denies Possessing Counterfeit Money

Man Denies Possessing Counterfeit Money

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Apr 20], a 19-year-old man denied possessing $1500 in counterfeit money. Lamont Mason, pleaded not guilty to being in possession of fifteen counterfeit US $100 in Bermuda on 17th April 2015. Mr Mason, who was described as a Bermudian currently residing in the USA, was granted $3,000 bail, required to provide... Read more of this article

Man Fined $500 For Possessing Counterfeit Bills

Man Fined $500 For Possessing Counterfeit Bills

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Mar 18], a 23-year-old man admitted possessing five counterfeit bills Jah-fari Flood pleaded guilty to possessing five counterfeit US dollar $50 bills on 4th March 2015. Prosecutor Garrett Byrne told Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo that in the course a police search of Mr Flood, police discovered five US $50 bills... Read more of this article

Police Reiterate Warning: Counterfeit Money

Police Reiterate Warning: Counterfeit Money

The Bermuda Police Service said they continue to “advise businesses and their staff as well as residents to remain vigilant regarding counterfeit Bermuda currency, particularly forged $50 and $100 notes, currently in circulation. A police spokesperson said, “In a recently reported incident three counterfeit Bermuda $100 notes, all bearing... Read more of this article

Police Issue Warning About Counterfeit Currency

Police Issue Warning About Counterfeit Currency

The Bermuda Police Service said they have “noticed an increase in the number of counterfeit Bermuda $50 notes being reported to police recently. The most recent is A1498951.” “With the holiday season upon us, businesses are asked to remind their staff to be especially vigilant when accepting larger denominations, in particular the... Read more of this article

Butterfield Introduces First Multi-Currency ATM

Butterfield Introduces First Multi-Currency ATM

The Bank of Butterfield has unveiled the island’s first multi-currency ATM in the newly refurbished international departures lounge at L.F. Wade International Airport. The ATM, which is located airside [past security] outside the British Airways Lounge, dispenses Canadian dollars, Great Britain Pounds and Euros. Sean Lee, Executive Vice President... Read more of this article

Two Juveniles Arrested, Released On Bail

Two Juveniles Arrested, Released On Bail

“Two juveniles were arrested on Friday, September 5th in connection with counterfeit currency offences and subsequently released on police bail pending further inquiries,” a police spokesperson said. “The Bermuda Police Service continues to advise businesses and their staff as well as residents to be vigilant regarding counterfeit... Read more of this article

Police: Be “Vigilant” About Counterfeit Currency

Police: Be “Vigilant” About Counterfeit Currency

The Bermuda Police Service is advising businesses and their staff as well as residents to be “vigilant regarding counterfeit Bermuda $100 notes bearing serial number 242219 and counterfeit Bermuda $50 notes bearing serial number A30763 currently in circulation.” A police spokesperson said, “If counterfeit cash is detected during a... Read more of this article

Counterfeit Currency Advisory: $100, $50 Notes

Counterfeit Currency Advisory: $100, $50 Notes

The Bermuda Police Service said they are “advising businesses and their staff as well as residents to be vigilant regarding counterfeit Bermuda $100 notes bearing serial number 242219 and counterfeit Bermuda $50 notes bearing serial number A30763 currently in circulation. “If counterfeit cash is detected during a transaction, the person... Read more of this article

24 Yr Old Remanded For Passing Fake $50 Bill

24 Yr Old Remanded For Passing Fake $50 Bill

Loniko Durrant, 24, was remanded into custody after being convicted of passing a fake $50 bill at the Docksiders Pub on Front Street in the early morning hours of 19th July 2014. The Crown Prosecutor told Senior Magistrate Archie Warner that a Docksider manager had been given the fake bill by a man who wanted to purchase cigarettes. He checked the bill,... Read more of this article

Reminder: Bermuda Currency Deadline Is Today

Reminder: Bermuda Currency Deadline Is Today

Locals will no longer be able to use legacy, horizontal Bermuda banknotes to purchase goods and services after today [Dec 31]. First introduced into circulation in 1970, the horizontal “legacy” banknotes in denominations of $2, $5, $10, $20, $50 and $100 are being removed from circulation. and will be replaced with the vertical banknote series introduced... Read more of this article