On Wednesday evening, a 38-year-old Melton South man was arrested by Tatura police and charged with producing counterfeit money, obtaining property by deception, going equipped to steal, committing an indictable offence while on bail and traffic offences.August 27, 2014 3:35am
Sergeant Darryl Phillips said the offender attended a Tatura address to finalise the purchase of a motorcycle that had been listed on eBay.
‘‘The accused man attempted to make the purchase using counterfeit $100 and $50 notes,’’ Sgt Phillips said.
‘‘He was remanded in custody to appear in the Shepparton Magistrates’ Court on Thursday.’’
A 46-year-old man from Hillside, who was accompanying the alleged offender, was charged with possession of amphetamines, possession of ammunition without a licence and committing an indictable offence while on bail. He was bailed to appear at the Shepparton Magistrates’ Court on October 13.
Sgt Phillips said a number of counterfeit notes had been found in the Goulburn Valley recently.
‘‘These particular notes were of a high quality and it took a thorough inspection to detect they were not legal currency,’’ he said.
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