Iraqi Dinar 123 News: – The Directorate Organized Crime declared the arrest of a gang promoting fake currency in Baghdad. It also confirmed that we have arrested the gang with counterfeit currency which is a high quality and it is very much close to the original currency.
Major General Hussein Al Shammri Director General of Directorate of Organized Crime said that we have managed an anti-counterfeiting department by the Directorate to fight against the organized crimes and we have arrested a gang who was promoting the fake currency in the country, especially in Baghdad. He announced the details of arrested gang that the Directorate received an authentic information that there is a gang including a number of people who deals in fake currency in the country and especially in the city of Baghdad. We made a plan and deployed one of our officers as a dealer to purchase one million Iraqi dinars in the 10 thousand dinar value category.
The gang was agreed on a deal and selected the deadline to bring the required amount. After the approval of the full fundamentalism of the judiciary, we ambushed the confident gang near the yard of sunrise building. He also added that we have been arrested the gang during the pickup and delivery process and accused of possession of counterfeit currency which is almost 12 million and 500 thousand dinars. He also added that during the investigation, a person who was providing this currency of this gang was confessed. These people have been arrested under the Article 52 of the Iraqi Central Bank law.