Fake $100 US bills circulating in Fredericton: police

The Fredericton Police Force is warning business owners of fake $100 US bills being passed as real in the city.

Local merchants and their employees are reminded to be vigilant, to examine and verify any currency that is given to them and to report any suspicious currency to police as soon as possible.

Police note this batch of fake bills have Asian writing/symbols on them and anyone caught trying to pass fake money as real currency could face criminal charges.

The investigation into the fake currency is ongoing.