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R3.5 Million Counterfeit Cash Busted in Fake Money Making Laboratory by Tshwane Metro Police

The South African security system has adopted a zero-tolerance policy for all forms of lawlessness, particularly those that damage our country's economy and worldwide reputation. Since around a decade ago, there has been an increase in the number of crimes committed in the country.

This includes kidnapping, housebreaking, cash-in-transit robbery, burglary, car hijacking, rape, illegal mining, and cable theft, among other crimes. Despite official efforts to put a halt to this heinous act, this problem has continued to worsen.

Another terrible tale emerged from Tshwane earlier today. According to the Tshwane Metropolitan Police Department, a laboratory producing all denominations of South African cash has been successfully busted.

The raid was performed following weeks of intelligence gathering and a tip from the general public. Tshwane Metropolitan Police officers stormed the laboratory and apprehended a man (name withheld) sought for money laundering.

Additionally, the officers seized counterfeit currency totaling R3.5 million. Additionally, chemicals used to sanitize the banknotes after manufacture were seized.

This was said in a Twitter message issued by Beast of News:

"Earlier morning, the Tshwane Metropolitan Police Department discovered more than R3.5 million in counterfeit money in the city of Tshwane. Additionally, officers uncovered chemicals used to sanitize the currency.

A man wanted for money laundering was apprehended ".


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