Spot the fake – coin counterfeiters collared


Police have dismantled the largest workshop for manufacturing counterfeit €2 coins in Spain – and ‘the most significant in Europe in the last decade’.

A National Police spokesman said the force worked with the Mossos d’Esquadra (Catalan regional police) and Europol to take down a criminal organisation of Chinese citizens which has allegedly put almost 100,000 high quality fake coins into circulation in Spain and about 400,000 in the rest of Europe.

Full report in Friday’s Costa Blanca News


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