Fake peso bills seized from bus passenger in Pasay
MANILA, Philippines — A man was arrested in Pasay City for paying counterfeit money to buy a bus ticket to Davao, police said on Thursday.
The Pasay City Police identified the suspect as Nurhan Nur, 25, who allegedly tried to buy a bus ticket worth P2,500 at the Grand Courier Terminal on Wednesday.
Police said the suspect paid the exact amount to purchase the ticket.
But police said that a cashier at the terminal noticed that the suspect used counterfeit money and informed the police.
Confiscated from the suspect were bogus P1,000, P500, P200 and P50 bills worth a total of P48,500.
The suspect was brought to the Malibay Police Community Precinct for documentation and disposition. / gsg
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