RCMP investigating the passing of counterfeit money in Perth-Andover and Saint-André

by | Sep 8, 2023

Police post photos as they seek the public’s help in identifying an individual in connection with the investigation

The RCMP is investigating reports of someone using counterfeit American bills in two northwestern New Brunswick communities over two consecutive days in August.

In a Sept. 8 news release, The RCMP asked for the public’s help with the investigation.

The Saint-Léonard RCMP released a surveillance photo asking the public to help identify the pictured man.

The RCMP said members from the Perth-Andover attachment received a report on Aug. 21 at approximately 8:30 p.m. that a man used counterfeit American $20 and $50 bills to purchase goods at a business on Tribe Road in Perth-Andover.

At approximately 10 p.m. the following evening, Aug. 22, members of the Saint-Léonard RCMP received a report that a man used counterfeit American $20s at a business on Route 255 in Saint-André.

The RCM)P explained that it obtained surveillance video photos of the individual involved through the investigation.

“The RCMP is now releasing these photos, and are hoping that information from the public may help identify the person or provide additional information to help the investigation,” the RCMP said in a release.

Police described the man as having dark brown hair, brown eyes and glasses. During one of the incidents, he was wearing a grey shirt.

The RCMP asks anyone who recognizes the individual or may have information that could help further the investigation to contact the Saint-Léonard RCMP at (506) 273-5000.

The police noted that the public can also share information anonymously through Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), downloading the secure P3 Mobile App, or by Secure Web Tips at www.crimenb.

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