A 33 year old man from Nicosia is under arrest in connection with seven reported cases of circulating forged bank notes and obtaining money under false pretences.
Police said the man is suspected of being involved in three such cases in the Nicosia district committed between October 16 and November 15. He is also suspected of being involved in four similar cases that were reported to Limassol police on November 26.
Shopkeepers had reported to police that an unknown man had bought goods using €100 bank notes which were later found to be forged. From these transactions, the man had received €257.86 in change.