Colombia, authorities seize two million dollars countereit U.S. bills, FARC connection

Posted on September 25, 2012 • Filed under: Colombia, Crime, FARC, Police/Military Activity

Colombian authorities dismantled two printers, one of them allegedly by the FARC, which is forged foreign currency, especially U.S. dollars, in operations in central and southwest, police said today.

The actions were met in the department of Cauca and Bogota, leaving 14 arrested and the seizure of about two million counterfeit dollars and a similar amount of euros, says a statement from the Colombian police.

Operation “Aurora” to the discovery in the town of Piendamó, in the department of Cauca, a house in which were manufactured dollars, with proceeds going to feed finances VI Front of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). Read Article

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