Myanmar seizes fake currency notes in southern region

Source: Xinhua| 2018-12-20 13:56:36|Editor: Xiaoxia
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YANGON, Dec. 20 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar authorities seized some fake currency notes in the denomination of 10,000 Myanmar kyats in the southern Tanintharyi region, the official Global New Light of Myanmar reported Thursday.

A total of 50 such counterfeit currency notes were seized from a man who came to remit money for the remainder of payment for a car which he purchased two months ago at Ayeyarwady bank branch in Myeik city on Wednesday morning.

local police has filed a case against the 63-year-old gardener under the Central Bank of Myanmar Law.

Meanwhile, a Singaporean couple were also charged for possessing some 45 counterfeit Myanmar currency notes in the denomination of 10,000 kyats which they used at Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon on Nov. 30.

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