Southside man made money

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A SOUTHSIDE man has admitted making counterfiet money — up to almost £30,000.

Ian Beaton (44), from Shawlands, was caught by police in Aberdeen who found £2,000 in fake cash in his car.

Officers later found around £28,000 in counterfeit money in his Shawlands flat.

Meaton pleaded guilty to making the fake Royal Bank of Scotland notes between July 2010 and January 2011.

Beaton also admitted possession of the notes and possessing the material to make the counterfeit cash, including printers, a computer, guillotines and paper.

Although sentencing was deferred at Glasgow’s sheriff court, Sheriff Charles McFarlane QC told Beaton to expect “a substantial custodial sentence”.