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Counterfeit Cash Used In Airlie


Police are trying to track down a young man accused of using counterfeit cash to buy something at Airlie Beach a couple of days ago.  

At about 2.42pm on Sunday, he entered a business on Shute Harbour Road and handed a $100 note to staff while purchasing a hat.

This note was later scrutinised by staff and suspected as being counterfeit.

Whitsunday police were contacted and went to the business.

Police want to identify this young man.  Image Credit: QPS 

The $100 note in question was seized and officers are now hoping to speak with the person involved as police believe they may be able to assist with this investigation.

Anyone who may have information linked to the above image is encouraged to contact police as soon as possible.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via 24hrs per day.

Quote this reference number: QP1901173560