Beware of Counterfeit Euro Bills

Vala Hafstað

There have been several incidents of counterfeit 100 Euro bills reported in circulation in Iceland over the weekend. The Capital Area Police Department has issued a statement on Facebook, asking the public to show caution when accepting payment in foreign currency.

Should you discover counterfeit bills, please call the police right away by dialing 112.

Here is a video, showing the security features of a 100 Euro bill. 

You can also view the guidelines listed here

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