INDICTMENT ISSUED FOR COUNTERFEITING MONEY WITH ELEMENTS OF CYBER CRIME12.06.2020. 08:35
A prosecutor of the Special Department for Organised Crime, Economic Crime and Corruption has filed an indictment against:
- Jovo Simić, born in 1998 in Teslić, citizen of BiH.
The accused is charged that in Teslić, in the apartment he uses, using his personal computer and created user accounts, he ordered several counterfeit euro banknotes for purchase.
He paid for the counterfeit banknotes by way of the virtual currency Bitcoin from his account he created for this purpose.
According to the indictment, the accused received the counterfeit banknotes by mail at his address and kept them in the apartment with an intention to place them into circulation, where they were found during a search by police officers of the RS MoI - High-Tech Crime Department, who confiscated the banknotes and prevented their placement into circulation.
On that occasion, the computer and equipment used for the commission of the criminal offence were seized from the accused.
In its work on this case, the Prosecutor’s Office of BiH achieved significant cooperation with the Department for High-Tech Crime of the RS Ministry of Interior, as well as significant international cooperation.
The indictment was forwarded to the Court of BiH.
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