Ministry of Internal Affairs seizes counterfeit money, produced in Kazakhstan

Tashkent, Uzbekistan ( -- Ministry of Internal Affairs of Uzbekistan detained a citizen of Chimbai district of the Republic of Karakalpakstan, who attempted to purchase flour with use of counterfeit money.

According to the Ministry, during the investigative operations, the law enforcement bodies of Uzbekistan arrested a person with fake soum and US dollar banknotes.

In the course of investigative and operational activities, it was established that the suspect made the fake money in the Republic of Kazakhstan with his friend and entered the territory of the Republic of Uzbekistan with the purpose of distributing money.

The criminal case was opened and a preliminary investigation is underway.

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