27 November 2022,   13:46
One person detained on the fact of selling forged money

As a result of operative-searching and investigative activities, representatives of Investigation Service of the Ministry of Finance of Georgia, detained one person on the fact of selling forged money.

Investigation determined that the accused person, in order to receive illegal material benefit, in Tbilisi, in his own house, was manufacturing forged 100 GEL banknotes, which he later sold in the Tbilisi trade network.

Several shopping facilities have been determined, where the accused sold the forged 100 GEL banknotes.

As a result of investigation activities, 100 GEL banknotes, having value of GEL 800 were seized, as well as the computer equipment used for manufacturing forged money.

Investigation is underway under the first part of Article 212 of the Criminal Code of Georgia, which envisages imprisonment from 4 to 7 years.