Alan Shearer fake money confiscated

Ollie Irish

9th, August 2007

full_623277n1cas04j.jpgTrading Standards officials have seized a number of Alan Shearer £20 notes from a car boot sale. Cash featuring the mugs of Mark Viduka, Nolberto Solano, Michael Owen, Steven Taylor and Kieron Dyer instead of the Queen were also taken from the sale at Blaydon Rugby Ground in Gateshead.
Sheila Johnston, director of development and enterprise at Gateshead Council, said: “These notes look just like real bank notes when they are folded in two and we are very concerned that some people may be conned into accepting them as legal tender.” Reminds us a little of the Ashley Cole incident a little while back.

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