Police seize ‘bleached’ TT currency in Rio Claro

Police seize ‘bleached’ TT currency in Rio Claro

Police found and seized a quantity of ‘bleached’ polymer notes during an anti-crime exercise conducted in Rio Claro on Sunday 28th February, 2021.

Police searched several abandoned houses during the exercise, and whilst checking a house at Enid Village, Rio Claro, officers found 61 five-dollar polymer notes soaking in a liquid solution in two containers.

Officers also discovered a quantity of transparent plastic cut to the size of the said notes, next to the two containers. The officers observed that the notes appeared to have been bleached. Several persons in the area were interviewed and the mentioned items were seized by police.

PC Mahabir is continuing enquiries.