The Gaza Post -Private
by :Doaa Abu Rass
Police arrested a large counterfeit currency factory in Gaza City, on Wednesday.
The director of the General Intelligence, Hossam Shahwan, said in a statement today:” information received by the Central Operations Department in the investigation indicates that there is a factory for counterfeiting the paper currency in one of the district of Gaza city. Meanwhile the necessary investigations were immediately conducted around the plant”.
He added:” on a specific mission, yesterday afternoon the factory was raided after obtaining an inspection warrant from the Public Prosecutor’s Office, where sophisticated machines and modern printers used in the forgery process, also large quantities of counterfeit paper coins with high accuracy and quality were seized”.
“This is the first time that advanced equipment, which used for counterfeiting, has been seized in the Gaza Strip “, shahwan pointed out.