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Graphic artist arrested in connection with counterfeit money find
2013-10-11 10:30:13 | (0 Comments)
A male graphic artist is now in custody after a major counterfeit ring was discovered in the Havendale and Red Hills Road area of Kingston 19 yesterday.
Counterfeit notes seized in a police operation in St Andrew last night to this morning. – Photo by Norman Grindley/Chief Photographer
The police say he is believed to be the mastermind behind the illegal operation.
The raid, conducted between 2 p.m., on Wednesday and 11:45 a.m., yesterday, yielded the following items:
J$1.5 million assorted counterfeit notes
US $3,000 assorted counterfeit notes
Cheques valued at more than J$5 million
Two flash drives
One compressor with an airbrush attachment
One cell phone
Two rolls of paper
A gazette outlining information of an estimated 16,800 dormant account holders of a prominent bank as well as several cheque books for all major local banks.
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