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Counterfeit Euro Buyer From Réunion Arrested In Joint Austrian And French Investigation

After Austrian law enforcement authorities dismantled a gang selling high-quality counterfeit euros on the dark web, a man from Saint-Paul, Réunion was arrested for buying multiple fake euro bills from the criminal gang. The defendant is also suspected of selling some of the notes to local customers for a profit. Réunion is an island and region of France located in ... Read More »

Counterfeit 50 euro bills should have produced two Emsländer. Symbolfoto: dpa

Dark Web Euro Counterfeiter Duo Standing Trial In Germany

Two Germans are standing before the District Court of Osnabrück for producing more than 7,500 fake euro bills, which they allegedly sold on the darknet. According to the German media outlet noz.de, one of the biggest procedures started on April 24 before the District Court of Osnabrück against counterfeiters in the country. The prosecutor’s office in Osnabrück accused two 24-year-old ... Read More »

Falkengeld-Fraud ends for two Innviertler in custody

Two Austrians Sentenced For Ordering Counterfeit Euro Notes To Finance Their Drug Addictions

Two men from Schärding, Austria and Ried, Austria were sentenced to prison for ordering counterfeit euro bills from the darknet and putting them into circulation to finance their narcotic addiction issues. According to police information, the two suspects, in order to finance their lives, and above it all, their drug addictions at least for a short time, ordered 50 pieces ... Read More »

Counterfeit Euro Notes In Sweden Increased By 120 Percent

According to a report conducted by the National Forensic Center (NFC) in Linköping, Sweden, the counterfeit euro notes in circulation in the country increased by 120 percent from 2014 to 2016. The National Forensic Center examines half of the total amount of counterfeit euro notes each year. Last year, they examined 660 fake bills. In two years, it is an ... Read More »

Police Found Child Porn on the Laptop of a Counterfeit Euro Buyer

In 2015, the German Federal Police (BKA) located a suspected buyer of counterfeit Euros in Hamm. Officers raided the suspect’s residence in East Hamm of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. During the November raid, police found no trace of counterfeit euros but instead found 200 counterfeit US dollars. The BKA found no evidence that warranted incarceration; the suspect remained a free man. ... Read More »