Police make arrest in counterfeit money

(KENORA, ON) Members of the Kenora Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have arrested a person in relation to the counterfeit money that has been spent in the Kenora area.

On Wednesday June 29, 2022, at 9:12 a.m. Police responded to a call of a person attempting to purchase goods with fake money on Golf Coarse Road in the City of Kenora. Police attended and located the person nearby where he was arrested.

Police located and seized $18,430 in fake American and Canadian currency.

Counterfeit money has been circulating throughout the district in recent months. Police have arrested a Kenora man in the case. – Submitted photo

As a result of the investigations 28-year-old Michael ANDY of Kenora has been charged with the following Criminal Code (CC) offences.

  • Possessing Counterfeit Money-have in custody.
  • Uttering Counterfeit Money-utter.
  • Failure to Comply with a Release order-other than to attend court.

The accused was held for bail.