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Police investigating counterfeit toonies found at Hawkesbury store

Police are warning people and businesses to keep an eye out for the fake toonies that appear to be in circulation.
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Counterfeit toonies found at Hawkesbury store. (Photo/OPP)

OPP are warning the public and businesses to keep an eye out for some counterfeit toonies after some were discovered at a Hawkesbury store.

According to Hawkesbury OPP, officers were called to the store on Regent Street at around 11 a.m. on Tuesday, January 11 because someone had used the counterfeit toonies to make a purchase.

Police would like everyone to be aware of this and to be vigilant in assuring they do not fall victim to this fraud.

Anyone with information on this investigation is asked to contact OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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