Counterfeit Russian rubles and US dollars totaling 2 million rubles and $1,000 were withdrawn from circulation. Two persons are suspected of putting forged currency into circulation, IPN reports.
The Prosecutor’s Office for Organized Crime and Special Cases said the members of the organized criminal group have been supervised since this January. An agent under cover made a purchase. The aforementioned sums of money were seized.
The two men were arrested for 72 hours and were questioned. The prosecutors are to decide whether to ask the court to place the two under arrest for 30 days or not.