Counterfeit banknotes in circulation

The Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten (CBCS) has been informed that counterfeit NAf. 100 banknotes are currently in circulation in Curaçao.

The CBCS wants to alert the public to pay attention when accepting banknotes, NAf. 100 banknotes in particular. If you find yourself in the situation where you doubt the authenticity of a banknote, we strongly advise you not to accept the suspect banknote.

You are reminded that it is illegal for any person and or institution to accept counterfeit banknotes. You are advised to immediately contact the police if you think you’re dealing with a counterfeit banknote. The counterfeiting of banknotes and the fraudulent use of counterfeit means of payment are punishable by imprisonment of up to 9 years.

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