19:05 / 28.02.2023

Man arrested in Tashkent for trying to exchange counterfeit dollars 

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The detainee, who had $30,000, intended to exchange counterfeit banknotes at half price.

Law enforcement officers, together with the PGO Department for Combating Economic Crimes, detained a man in the capital’s Shaykhantakhur district, who was trying to exchange counterfeit dollars, the press service of the PGO department reported. 

The man told a citizen that he had fake $30,000. He was detained at the moment of selling fake $900 for 4.1 million soums.

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

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