16:59 / 25.07.2022
Individuals who attempted to sell about counterfeit $15,000 detained in Namangan

A criminal case was initiated against them under the relevant article of the Criminal Code.

Photo: PGO

At an operative event held by the Turakurgan district branch of the PGO Department, citizens Kh.A. and A.Sh. were detained while they were selling counterfeit $5,200 to citizen L. for $1,600 and 10.9 million soums. Also, counterfeit $14,200 were seized from them as material evidence, the Information Service of the PGO Department for Combating Economic Crimes reports.

On this fact, a criminal case has been initiated under Article 176 of the Criminal Code (forgery of money, excise stamps or securities, their circulation). An investigation is underway.