Fake money used to buy car

Fake money used to buy car

Two men have been arrested after fake money was used to buy a car in Newry, Co Down.

The owner of a Toyota Avensis met with a female buyer, travelling in a black Nissan Primera car,
at Hill Street in the city on Wednesday.

The Avensis was exchanged for a sum of cash, which was later discovered to be counterfeit.

Police recovered both vehicles on Thursday at locations in Newry and Loughgilly, Co Armagh.

A 42-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of fraud by false representation, possessing counterfeit currency, tendering counterfeit currency, theft of a vehicle and possession of drugs.

A 30-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of handling stolen goods.

Both men were released on bail pending further enquiries.

There are no further details.


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