Major currency counterfeiting operation thwarted in Jerash

Jordan

Published: 2022-01-06 12:42

Last Updated: 2022-06-26 04:25


Major currency counterfeiting operation thwarted in Jerash
Major currency counterfeiting operation thwarted in Jerash

The media spokesperson for the Public Security Directorate (PSD) said that information was received from employees of the Anti-Narcotics Department about a person offering counterfeit cash for sale in Jerash Governorate.

An investigation team was immediately formed to follow up on the case.

The spokesperson noted that the investigation team was able, through collecting and following up on information, to identify two suspects involved in the case.

The first individual counterfeited the currency, while the second attempted to sell and promote it.

The first suspect was arrested and samples of counterfeit currency were found in his possession, and then the house of the second suspect, who was also arrested, was raided and printers and equipment used for counterfeiting currency were found inside his house, in addition to counterfeit banknotes, estimated at approximately JD 250,000.