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Man charged with possessing funny money

Local retailers and the general public are reminded to be alert and to carefully inspect all currency
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On February 23, a member of the West Parry Sound detachment of the OPP arrested a man on a warrant in Parry Sound because the man was in possession of a counterfeit Canadian $50 bill.

Vassilios Tsoraklidis, 28, from Parry Sound, was charged with possessing counterfeit money.

He is scheduled to attend the Ontario Court of Justice in Parry Sound on March 1.

Local retailers and the general public are reminded to be alert and to carefully inspect all currency to verify that it is authentic says an OPP release.

For further instructions regarding counterfeit prevention, the "bank note" section of the www.bankofcanada.ca offers valuable information.




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