Kenora businesses are warned about the spread of fake currency in the community.

The Kenora OPP say they’ve received reports from several businesses describing counterfeit American $20 and $100 bills, and an investigation is underway.

''

The OPP reminds the public that possession, use or creation of counterfeit currency is an indictable offence punishable upon conviction by up to 14 years in prison.

Anyone with any information regarding the fake currency is asked to call the Kenora OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or 807-548-5534.