Counterfeit money

Fake Currency Note Printing Unit Busted in Sofia – Prosecutor General

The Interior Ministry and the Sofia City Prosecutor's Office have conducted an operation against the printing of counterfeit dollars and euros in the capital, Prosecutor General Ivan Geshev announced on his official Twitter account.

The amount found is worth USD 4 million and EUR 3,600 million. The fake money has been printed on the premises of a university in Sofia.

Significant Increase of Fake Banknotes in Bulgaria during the Holidays

A boom of fake banknotes in Bulgaria during the holidays, NOVA reports.

Experts warn that during the big shopping in Christmas and New Year there is the greatest risk of getting fake money in your wallet.

In most cases, they are banknotes of BGN 20.

Counterfeits are even coins. The Central Bank started replacing the levs with new, more protected series.