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Sep 30, 2008

Kenton Blanco charged for counterfeit notes

Story PictureYou may have heard of the circulation of counterfeit notes. And today in Magistrates’ Court, former Anglican Cathedral College messenger, twenty-six year old Kenton Blanco, was charged with two counts of possession of counterfeit currency for a total of eighty-three notes, forty seven of them in Belizean currency and thirty-six in U.S. currency. Blanco, a resident of Freetown Road, was released on bail of five thousand dollars and his case was adjourned until November twenty-first. The Belize currency notes consisted of seventeen hundred dollar notes and thirty fifty dollar notes. The U.S. currency notes were in denominations of hundred dollars, thirty of them. The notes were found at Blanco’s home in a raid by the police this morning.

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