Two arrested for using counterfeit $100 bills in Georgia

Investigation Service of the Finance Ministry. Photo:, 17 Jul 2019 - 19:04, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgian police have detained two for using a large amount of counterfeit $100 bills today.

Police have reported that they brought the banknotes from Turkey and used  them in the region of Adjara, in western Georgia.

Police officers seized $10,000 in counterfeit banknotes as evidence.

The detainees face from seven to 10 years in jail.

100 GEL banknotes most counterfeited in Georgia

Earlier in January, two Turkish nationals were detained in Georgia for the possession and application of counterfeit money in large quantities.

Law enforcers seized €6,000 in counterfeit bills from the apartment of the detainees.