Group of Poles and Moldovans busted with counterfeited EUR 150,000
Seven people, citizens of Moldova and Poland, were detained by the Polish National Police on charges of intent to insert counterfeited EUR 150,000 into the monetary system, Polish media reported July 2013.
Euro 50 and Euro 100 banknotes were manufactured in an “old Europe” country, and then transported to Poland where they were slipped into the system, Police Spokesman Dariusz Nowak told the press.
The alleged fraudsters are aged between 40 and 52 years old. Each faces 10 years in prison for the introduction of counterfeited currency into the monetary system.