Bangladesh Bank warns against use of bank note replicas in bills, coupons, tickets

Staff Correspondent | Published: 20:48, Sep 22,2019 | Updated: 00:03, Sep 23,2019


Bangladesh Bank on Sunday asked individuals and entities to refrain from using replica of bank notes in bills, coupons and tickets of parks or restaurants.

A BB notice issued on the day also said that any use of such bank note replicas were punishable offence.

The central bank would take legal measures against the individuals or entities if they continue to use such replica notes even after the issuance of the notice, it said.

BB said that it had observed that several private hotels, restaurants and recreation centres, located in Dhaka city as well as in different divisional cities, were using replica of bank notes in their bills, coupons and tickets.

People can be cheated with such use of replica as well as encourage the manufactures of fake notes, it said.

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