Forged fivers flood into lisburn

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There was deep concern in December 1971 as forged notes started flooding into Lisburn.

A spate of five pound notes began doing the rounds, with police expressing concern in the run up to Christmas.

Over the space of a few days, eleven forged fivers were successfully passed, mainly in crowded pubs.

Police urged people not to accept anything that looked suspicious and to contact them immediately.

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