Two arrests after counterfeit currency used to buy car

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Friday, January 25th, 2013
Police in Newry have arrested two men after counterfeit currency was used to buy a car. On Wednesday, 23rd January, the owner of a Toyota Avensis car met with a female buyer in Hill Street and exchanged the car for a sum of cash. It was subsequently discovered that the cash was counterfeit. The female buyer was travelling in a black Nissan Primera car. Police worked to locate the two vehicles which were subsequently recovered on Thursday, 24th January in Newry and Loughgilly. 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.
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