Samson: Three gangs for smuggling antiquities and counterfeiting currency in the grip of Iraqi intelligence
26th July, 2022
The Federal Intelligence and Investigations Agency of the Iraqi Ministry of Interior announced, on Tuesday, the arrest of 3 gangs for smuggling antiquities and promoting counterfeit currency in different parts of the country.
A statement by the Intelligence Agency received by Shafaq News stated, “As a result of the intensive intelligence effort and the use of technical methods, detailed information was obtained about two gangs whose members are smuggling antiquities in the governorates of Karbala and Babil, and another gang whose members are promoting counterfeit foreign currency.”
And she added, “The agency’s detachments tracked down the gang members and set ambushes for them, and 3 suspects were arrested for smuggling antiquities in Karbala governorate, and 3 other suspects were arrested for smuggling antiquities with their possessions in Babil Governorate.”
And the agency added, “The detachments began to implement the duty of arresting two suspects who were promoting counterfeit foreign currency in Anbar Governorate, and they were seized with a denomination of (100) US dollars, amounting to (4,500) dollars, and another amount of money in the amount of (6000 dollars) during their attempt to exchange it in one of the ironing outlets.” Card inside the city of Ramadi. LINK