Awaiting a verdict: Ukrainian, Belarusian to be tried for selling counterfeit dollars

21:15, 04 January 2017
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The law enforcers have exposed the two men’s attempt to sell off $20,000 in counterfeit bills for $10,000 in real money, according to the Prosecutor’s Office in Kyiv.

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"Kyiv regional prosecutor's office No.5 has completed pre-trial investigation in criminal proceedings on charges against a Ukrainian citizen and a citizen of the Republic of Belarus, who attempted to sell $20,000 in counterfeit U.S. dollars," a statement reads.

Read alsoKlitschko, Lutsenko agree to cooperate on demolition of illegal trade kiosksThe criminal act falls under Article 199 Part 3 of the Criminal Procedural Code of Ukraine (sale of counterfeit cash).

The indictment against both culprits was forwarded to the Solomensky District Court in Kyiv for further consideration.

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