The Civil Guard This Sunday we alerted you to a scam that can make you lose a lot of money if you fall for it repeatedly. The notice is related to Two euro coins Others are very similar but worth much less.
According to the Civil Guard notice posted on Twitter, there are people trying to bypass Turkish lira For two euro coins. Both coins are very similar. According to the Civil Guard, the Turks are really worth 0.32 euros, but as this newspaper has been able to verify, they are equivalent to 0.052 euros.
As can be seen from the photo provided by the Civil Guard, their design is very similar. On the Turkish lira there is one on the cross, a moon with a star and the inscription “Yeni Türk Lirasi” and on the obverse you can see a portrait of Kemal Atatürk, the first president of the Turkish Republic, next to the inscription “Turkish My Republic”.
Other currencies that lead to scams
This scam is not new, as these coins have been circulating in Spain since at least 2005. In addition, it also happens with other international currencies such as Bolivar, Jamaican dollar, or Polish zloty.
In the comments, some users indicated that they realized the deception when they went to buy at the vending machine and did not accept the coin.