Money Counterfeit Gangs Arrested in North-East Libya


The Criminal Investigation Department of the Shahat Security Directorate in north-eastern Libya has managed to arrest two money counterfeit gangs on Saturday. The police said in a statement that the criminals were found with four million Libyan dinars.

“The investigation unit had received a notice claiming the spread of forged money. The police tracked down the criminals and the rest of them involved in fraud were identified, after they tried to withdraw money from a bank,” the statement noted.

“By interrogating the gangsters, another case was revealed. The criminals admitted that they had stolen a sum of money from the Ministry of Health,” the investigation unit added.

According to the statement, the investigation has now been completed and the accused have all been referred to the Public Prosecution to take necessary legal measures against them.