Two arrested for counterfeit currency



PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — On Monday the 13th of March 2017, at approximately 10.05 p.m. two men with initials F.F.F.A  (age 34 yrs) and A.L, (age 30 yrs), were arrested for the possession of counterfeit US Dollars bills.

The counterfeit currency were:

  • US $100,- bills, all of these bills had the same serial number which is CB66474177E,
  • US $50,- bills, all of these bills with the same serial number which is MH06333995A and
  • US $20,- bills,  some had the serial number IK56146706A  and  JK87282841A.

The counterfeit US Dollars bills were confiscated for further investigation by the Fraud Department.

The Police Department is hereby sending out a “WARNING” to the entire community and in particular to the  businesses community that they should be very cautious when accepting US $100,-; US $50,- and US $20,– bills, especially those having the serial numbers as  mentioned .

If anyone should encounter a false or counterfeit bill, they should immediately get in contact with the Police Department by calling +1721-54-22222 ext. 215/216, the anonymous tip line #9300 or 911.