The device detects a banknote as counterfeit. What should I do with this banknote?

Manufacturing, distributing, spending and even possessing a counterfeit banknote is illegal. When your Safescan 155-S / 165-S / 185-S has detected a counterfeit banknote and you have assured yourself that the banknote is in fact a counterfeit, please notify the authorities immediately and hand in the counterfeit banknote.

Alternatively, you can take the counterfeit note to a branch office of your country’s central bank or your local bank.

Please note that your bank will not reimburse you for the face value of the counterfeit banknote.

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