Rus News Journal

In Irkutsk have caught a gang of counterfeiters

Recently in Irkutsk, Angarsk, Slyudyanka, Baikalsk, Shelekhov and Usolye - Siberian very often came across counterfeit denominations worthiness of 1 thousand roubles with the same number and a series. One of these days policemen have detained authors of these forgeries. During a search in apartment of one of them thirty self-made denominations and « have been found out; underground printing house »: the computer and other office equipment with which help bank notes were made.

Quality of forgeries was convincing enough at first sight to accept them for original, - the chief of department of economic security and counteraction of corruption UMVD of Russia across Irkutsk Igor Nikitchuk tells . - As manufacturers extended them with observance of all safety measures. More often with them paid off for purchase of products in roadside booths in the evening.

Now seven counterfeiters expect court – it are threatened with punishment till fifteen years of imprisonment.