Members of the public who suspect that they have received a counterfeit currency note are advised to adopt the following measures:-

• Do not return the suspected note to the presenter;
• Delay the presenter, if possible, and call the Police at '999' immediately;
• Observe the presenter's description, such as gender, race, age, height, built, attire, tattoo marks, ear-studs, language/dialect spoken as well as that of any companions;
• Note the vehicle registration number (if any); and
• Limit the handling of the suspected note and place it in a protective covering, such as an envelope, to prevent any tampering and hand it over to the Police immediately.

Information on the security features of genuine Singapore currency is available on the MAS website

Anyone with information on the reported cases is requested to call the Police Hotline at 1800-255-0000. Information can also be submitted online at All information will be kept strictly confidential. Information Courtesy of the SPF.

Always change money at licensed Money Changers