Italian police seize 17 million counterfeit euros

(AGI) Rome, Sept 24 - Seventeen million euros in counterfeit 50euro bills have been seized by Italian finance police. Thenotes, perfectly reproduced and ready to be placed on themarket, were found in a van concealed with ordinary stationeryby police from Marcianise, near Caserta, in southern Italy. Aresident, who did not have a police record, was arrested inSanta Maria Capua Vetere on charges of counterfeiting, spendingand circulating counterfeit money. . .

(AGI) Rome, Sept 24 - Seventeen million euros in counterfeit 50euro bills have been seized by Italian finance police. Thenotes, perfectly reproduced and ready to be placed on themarket, were found in a van concealed with ordinary stationeryby police from Marcianise, near Caserta, in southern Italy. Aresident, who did not have a police record, was arrested inSanta Maria Capua Vetere on charges of counterfeiting, spendingand circulating counterfeit money. . .