Mounties warn of counterfeit cash circulating in Shediac

Business owners in Shediac, New Brunswick are being warned to watch out for counterfeit 100 dollar US bills.

The RCMP says it has received several reports of the counterfeit cash being circulated in the community over the past few days.

It says the phoney bills were used in some cases to make purchases and in others it was exchanged for Canadian currency.

Police are reminding merchants and employees to examine any currency that is given to them, and to report any suspicious bills.