FEB 12 - COUNTERFEIT $100 AMERICAN NOTES SURFACE IN THE UPPER OTTAWA VALLEY

 
FROM/DE:  Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                DATE:  February 12, 2019
 
 
COUNTERFEIT $100 AMERICAN NOTES SURFACE IN THE UPPER OTTAWA VALLEY
 
(PEMBROKE, ON) – The Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is investigating after two separate instances of counterfeit $100 American bank notes being used in the City of Pembroke.  The counterfeit notes were used to pay for food deliveries on February 10 and 11, 2019. 
 
The investigation is continuing and anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the Pembroke Detachment of the Upper Ottawa Valley OPP at 613-732-3332 or Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or at www.vallleytips.ca    
 
With the discovery of counterfeit money in the area the OPP would like to remind all residents and businesses to perform their due diligence when paying or accepting payment in cash.
 
Contact:  Provincial Constable Shawn Peever
                Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
Phone:    (613) 732-3332 - office
                (613) 633-3294 - cell
Email:      shawn.peever@opp.ca