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Kings County duo charged with possession of counterfeit cash

RCMP distributed photos of the counterfeit money and advised that the serial numbers are the same on “currency of each denomination” – MD 62800780 B on the $10 bills, MF 22775612 J on the $20 bills and MG 85488595 A on the $50 bills.
RCMP distributed photos of the counterfeit money and advised that the serial numbers are the same on “currency of each denomination” – MD 62800780 B on the $10 bills, MF 22775612 J on the $20 bills and MG 85488595 A on the $50 bills. - Contributed
KENTVILLE, N.S. —

Two Kings County residents stand accused of possessing counterfeit currency.

A media release circulated by Nova Scotia RCMP Jan. 31 says 24-year-old Tessa Lee Davidson of Kentville and 22-year-old Brandon Drew Corbin of Berwick must both answer to possession and breach charges.

“Between Jan. 17 and Jan. 25, a bank in Middleton and four Kings County business reported receiving counterfeit American $10, $20, and $50-dollar bills in the course of conducting business,” the RCMP statement reads.

“Police officers of the Valley Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit (SCEU) investigated the incidents and arrested the suspects on Jan. 30.”

RCMP distributed photos of the counterfeit money and advised that the serial numbers are the same on “currency of each denomination.” Police are asking anyone who comes across cash that is suspected to be counterfeit to contact the local RCMP detachment.

If you unknowingly accept counterfeit currency as legal tender, you cannot be reimbursed,” the RCMP statement warns.

Kings District RCMP can be contacted at 902-679-5555, and Kentville Police can be reached at 902-678-3378.

The Valley SCEU unit consists of Kings District RCMP member and Kentville Police Service officers.

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