Pretoria man arrested with R2m in counterfeit cash


Police arrested a man for possession of more than R2m in counterfeit money.

A Pretoria man was nabbed for having a sum of over R2m in his possession, in counterfeit money.

Police in Pretoria West received information about two suspicious men who had booked in at a local guest house,” said police spokesperson Capt Mavela Masondo.

He said police acted on the intel it received and went ahead to a room at the guest house.

Eventually, they discovered two men in which one ran away.

The second suspect was caught with R200 and R100 notes.

Preliminary investigation revealed that the notes were counterfeit and worth more than R2m.”

The suspect was arrested and charged with possession of counterfeit money. He is expected to appear at the Pretoria magistrate’s court on Monday,” Masondo said.

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