Check your bills before buying or selling anything in Cottage Country.

That’s the message from the Bracebridge OPP after police were called about several discoveries of counterfeit money at stores in Gravenhurst. The OPP says most of the bills were fake 50s.

Officials are suggesting store owners be vigilant and carefully check all large currency bills before taking payments in American dollars. If you suspect you have counterfeit money, call the police.