16:44 / 04.03.2022
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Citizens who tried to sell fake banknotes worth 100 million soums detained in Asaka
Photo: Prosecution departments

A group of people was detained while trying to sell 2,000 counterfeit banknotes with a face value of 50,000 soums for 57 million soums. 

In the course of an operative event carried out by employees of the PGO Department and the Andijan Regional SSS Department, a group of people was detained for selling counterfeit banknotes.

It turned out that citizens A.A., Kh.R. and others, having entered into a criminal conspiracy, decided to put counterfeit money into circulation. They were detained while selling 2,000 banknotes with a face value of 50,000 soums to citizens of A.K. and Kh.N. for 57 million soums.

On this fact, a criminal case was initiated under Article 176 of the Criminal Code (production, sale of counterfeit money, excise stamps or securities). An investigation is underway.

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