Forgery of any bills are most common in Ukraine


Bills, counterfeits of which is most often found in Ukraine is 200 and 500 hryvnias, 100 dollars and 100 euros Photo: politeka.net

Bills, counterfeits of which is most often found in Ukraine is 200 and 500 hryvnias, 100 dollars and 100 euros. This was announced by the Deputy head of Department – head of Department of counteraction to crimes in the financial, banking and foreign trade activities of the Department of protection of economy of the National police of Ukraine Ruslan Strembicki.

“Often in Ukraine reveal the counterfeiting of such banknotes: 200, 500 hryvnias, 100 dollars and 100 euros,” he said in comments to UNN.

Fake find most often, with large funds, while currency exchange for withdrawal of money from ATMs and purchase of funds in the so-called “changed” or bogus exchange.

“The biggest part is removed with cash in the ATMs and POS terminals”, – said Strembicki.

At the same time, according to law enforcement officers, often find counterfeit in such regions as Odessa oblast, Primorsky region and in Western Ukraine (Lviv, Transcarpathia, Volyn).

Strembicki drew attention to the fact that about 80% of all fake bills, coming to Ukraine from Europe and the Middle East.

“These bills are usually missing part of the watermark, depending on the quality. At the touch and appearance of a counterfeit bill difficult to distinguish. There are times when high-quality counterfeit may pass through the apparatus for verification of funds “, – he explained.

National Bank warns that in Ukraine there are fake dollars, high quality. Identifying them is not always can even special devices.

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