Fake bank notes circulating in the north

Members of the public, especially business owners, are warned to be cautious and vigilant when dealing with cash after it was discovered that there is a gang of criminals using fake bank notes to make purchases mainly in the northern towns of Ondangwa, Oshikango and Eenhana.
An Ondangwa-based trader told Confidente that on Wednesday last week he received a report from one of his sellers that she was approached by a group of young men in a grey Dankie Botswana sedan who requested her to give them three alcoholic beverages.
“Because she did not know them, she asked for upfront payment. One of them then gave her N$200 bank note. Upon closer look, she realised the note was fake,” the businessman who asked not to be identified said. The group allegedly hurriedly left.

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