SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27 1 / OKRUDOLF 2012 10:01
An official source in the Iraqi Central Bank, on Saturday, the existence of “quantities” of counterfeit coins from a five thousand dinars, is currently circulating in the country, warning citizens of “becoming victims of dealers.”
The committee confirmed the economy and investment parliamentary confirmed that counterfeit currency circulating in Iraq is “at least” compared to the proportions in the countries of the world, pointing out that the central bank “failed” the action taken to reduce the foreign exchange rate against the Iraqi dinar
The source, who asked not to be identified for ” Twilight News “,” The Central Bank noted in a recent presence quantities of counterfeit currency from a five thousand dinars to be dealt with in the banks and markets in the cities and provinces of the country, “warning citizens of” falling in trap fraudsters who are pumping money in the markets and government and private banks. “
The several governorates, including Karbala, Najaf and Babil, Wasit, and Sulaymaniyah, and Baghdad has seen during the last months of last year and early this year set the amounts of counterfeit currency, also detained by local authorities in these provinces several gangs specialized rigging and promoting counterfeit currency and to circumvent the citizens.
With some press reports revealed the existence of specialized presses forging currency in a number of areas of the capital Baghdad, falsify several currencies, including the Iraqi dinar and the U.S. dollar.
Authorities have warned Iraq’s financial banking offices owners from exploiting their offices in illegal operations such as the promotion of counterfeit currency, or involvement in money-laundering operations, which reports indicate local and international to it being widely in Iraq.