Police arrested the producers of fake dollars. Counterfeiters have also found counterfeit euros for a total amount of 200 000 euros.
Grouping by counterfeiting American dollars and distributors of counterfeit money in Riga revealed the staff of management on fight against economic crimes (ENAP), in cooperation with international partners.
More detailed information about the operation and about the production of false banknotes, the police will publish on April 28 at a special press-conference which will be held in the main building of the state. It will be attended by the head Peteris Bauska ENAP, ENAP chief inspector Raitis Kalnacs, and a representative of the U.S. Secret service in the Baltic States Christopher Roedy.
At the pross conference will be presented and demonstrated fake dollars and euros, and also the instrument by which produced fake bills.