The bills are of poor quality, the ink will transfer when wet, they are lacking a serial number, and have Chinese lettering.
Nevertheless, the North Bay Police Service is cautioning the general public regarding counterfeit $100 bills circulating in the city.
Residents and businesses are advised to carefully check bills during transactions and immediately report any suspicious bills to the police.
Anyone with information that may assist police with this investigation is asked to call the North Bay Police Service at 705-497- 5555 and select option 9 to speak to a police officer. For those who wish to remain anonymous, contact Near North Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800- 222-TIPS(8477) or by submitting a tip online at nearnorthcrimestoppers.com.