Mom arrested for counterfeit cash

2011-12-02 09:58
Bloemfontein - A woman has been arrested for being in possession of about R10 000 in counterfeit bank notes in Qholaqhwe village in Qwa Qwa, Free State police said on Friday.

Her 15-year-old daughter was caught buying groceries with a counterfeit R100 note at a local shop on Thursday morning, Sergeant Mmako Mophiring said.

"After an interrogation, the teenager led the police to her home where more R100 notes were found hidden between the bed and mattress of her mother."

The 35-year-old woman was arrested. She was expected to face a fraud charge in the Makwane Magistrate's Court on Monday.

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