Around 1,600 fake items worth more than £850,000 have been seized on just two occasions at an airport.
An Aberdeen business which was the victim of a counterfeit note scam has urged other retailers to be vigilant.
A warning has been issue after a number of fake £50 notes were found to have been used in the north-east.
People in the north-east are being asked to be vigilant after reports of counterfeit money circulating.
A man has been charged in connection with using counterfeit notes in Aberdeen.
Pfizer, the company behind Xanax, today said it was “alarmed” by the availability of counterfeit versions of the drug.
An Aberdeen detective has warned of the dangers posed by drug dealers selling counterfeit drugs on the “dark web”.
Fake Irish bank notes have been tendered in North-east shops.