The following is a translated summary of a report from the local press. It has been edited for clarity, including the addition of links and information needed for readers unfamiliar with Jeju. — Ed.

The Jeju branch of the Bank of Korea has announced plans to step up monitoring after the discovery of the first counterfeit 50,000 won note on the island. The bank has warned islanders to be vigilant after the note was discovered by a citizen using an automated banking service.

Should you be unsure of the validity of your money, click here for the Bank of Korea Web site’s list of security features for the 50,000 won note. — Headline Jeju

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