Four-member gang held for counterfeiting money
February 26 2020 08:47 PM
Arrested gang members and the items seized from their residence.
Arrested gang members and the items seized from their residence


The Ministry of the Interior announced the arrest of a four-member gang specialised in counterfeiting money.
The ministry said a statement issued Wednesday that the Economic and Cyber Crimes Combating Department at the General Directorate of Criminal Investigation arrested the gang after receiving a tip-off that a person had committed fraud by claiming to double currency notes by treating them with some chemical.
The statement added that the arrested person lead them to the rest of the gang members.
The ministry added that inspection of the residence of the gang members resulted in the discovery of counterfeit coins and banknotes of different sizes and paper categories and some of the tools they use to counterfeit currencies.
The ministry appealed to the public to not deal with such fraudsters.

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