CBS News | 11/11/2009 12:00:00 AM
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
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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