INDICTMENT ISSUED AGAINST THREE PERSONS FOR COUNTERFEITING OF MONEY24.08.2012. 15:29
The Prosecutor of the Special Department for Organized Crime, Economic Crime and Corruption of the Prosecutor's Office of BiH issued an indictment against the following persons:
1. K.M. (1989), a citizen of the Republic of Croatia, with prior convictions, in custody as of June 15, 2012,
2. A.P. (1991), a citizen of the Republic of Croatia, and
3. M.F. (1972), a citizen of the Republic of Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The abovementioned persons are charged with having made an agreement and accordingly obtained counterfeit Euro from the Republic of Croatia, during the months of May and June 2012. Namely, at least 25 counterfeit banknotes in denominations of 50.00 Euro were obtained with the aim of acquiring unlawful financial gain. The obtained counterfeit money was smuggled from the area of Republic of Croatia to Bosnia and Herzegovina and then put into circulation in the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The indictment charges the accused to have jointly committed the criminal offense of Counterfeiting of Money under Article 205 Paragraph 2 in conjunction with Article 29 of the Criminal Code of BiH, all in conjunction with Article 54 of the same Code.
The indictment was forwarded to the Court of BiH for confirmation.
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