Law-enforcement authorities detain two men suspected of selling fake euros

30.04.2015 15:30
Law-enforcement authorities detain two men suspected of selling fake euros

YEREVAN, April 30. / ARKA /. Armenia’s law-enforcement authorities have detained two men suspected of selling a large batch of fake euros as part of a criminal case, being handled by the Investigative Committee’s branch in the town of Ararat, the administrative center of the same name province.

According to a news release by the Investigative Committee, a chief accountant of a bank branch in the town reported to local law enforcement bodies that an unknown man had exchanged eighteen 500 euro worth banknotes at the branch from 25 to 30 March.

Acting on the report, the law-enforcement bodies opened a criminal case under part 3 of Article 202 of the Criminal Code of Armenia (preparation, storage or sale of counterfeit money in especially large amount).

As a result of a string of operative measures the law-enforces managed to identity the person, who sold fake euro banknotes and also where he obtained them from.

According to the investigation, the fake euros were brought to Armenia from Greece by a forwarding company and acquired by the man, a 28 year-old resident of the town.

He gave the banknotes to another Armenian citizen for exchanging them for drams. The Investigative Committee said the inquiry into the case continues. M.V. -0-


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