FSB detained members of a gang of counterfeiters that operated in 20 regions
MOSCOW, 7 Feb — RIA Novosti. Arrested 30 members of the gang of counterfeiters that operated in 20 regions of Russia, they are checked for involvement in the financing of terrorism, reported the press service of the FSB.
The operation took place in the capital region and in Dagestan together with the Ministry of interior.
It is known that the criminals produced and marketed “high-quality counterfeit money,” and controlled them from abroad.
Now detainees check on participation in terrorist financing.
During the searches they found counterfeit bills, processing equipment, and plates for printing money and means of reproduction of the security elements of banknotes.
Initiated nine criminal cases.
In October in Dagestan stopped the activities of several clandestine laboratories counterfeiters, who belonged to the detainees today in the gang.