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Colombia Seizes $19M In Forged US Bills In 2009

Nov 11--Colombia Reports Seizure Of $19 Million In Counterfeit US Currency In 2009; Big Rise From 2008

Colombia Seizes $19M In Forged US Bills In 2009

olombian authorities say they have seized $19 million in forged U.S. currency so far this year, five times the amount confiscated last year.

A statement from the Presidency's press office says 16 people have been arrested in Colombia and the United States in connection with the seizures and seven illegal counterfeiting print shops have been dismantled.

It said Tuesday that $4.3 million in counterfeit bills were seized in all of 2008.

 
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