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Four in court over alleged Chippenham fake cash scam
Four people have appeared before a judge in connection with an alleged counterfeit cash scam.
The two women, one man and a 15-year-old girl, all from west London, were arrested on Friday February 10.
Clare Gill, 31,Valerie Gill, 32, Aurimas Radzius, 26, and the teenager are charged with conspiracy to supply forged banknotes.
Valerie Gill, is from Isleworth, Claire Gill and Radzius, live at the same address in Hounslow. The youngster also lives in Hounslow.
No charges were formally put to the quartet and they did not enter pleas during the brief hearing at Swindon crown court.
Judge Euan Ambrose adjourned the case to Friday December 7 and released them on bail until then.
The four were arrested in a car on The Bridge in Chippenham town centre after reports of counterfeit money being passed in stores.
It is alleged officers found £1,200 worth of fake £20 notes along with £420 in genuine currency in the door of the car.
The boot of the vehicle was also said to have been full of shopping bought from a number of stores in Chippenham and Swindon.
Fake money was found to have been passed at Poundland, The Works, and Robert Dyas, in Chippenham and Savers in Swindon.