More arrested for counterfeit cash production

GOLD Coast police made further arrests for counterfeit cash manufacturing and distribution overnight.

Police executed a search warrant at a Coombabah address, they found  a man wanted for allegedly passing off a number of counterfeit fifty dollar notes at Gold Coast businesses.

Officers also located a small quantity of drugs and a drug utensil.

The 29-year-old Coombabah man was charged with four counts of passing counterfeit currency, possession of a dangerous drug and possession of a drug utensil.

This arrest comes less than a week after a couple were arrested in Surfers Paradise under similar charges.

In the past few months a number of fake notes have been found in the Tweed.

Detectives from the Major and Organised Crime Squad are continuing with their investigations. Police request anyone with information concerning the manufacturing and distribution of these notes to contact Crime Stoppers 1800 333 000.



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