In Simferopol, a local resident was convicted of counterfeiting. This was reported by the press service of the Prosecutor’s Office of the Republic of Crimea.
The Central District Court of Simferopol rendered a verdict in a criminal case against a local resident. He was found guilty of committing a crime under Part 1 of Art. 186 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (storage, transportation, for the purpose of sale and sale of knowingly counterfeit bank notes of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation), Part 3 of Art. , Part 1 of Art. 186 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (attempt to sell knowingly counterfeit bank notes of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation) , — the message says.
The court established that in 2021 the defendant sold the deliberately counterfeit banknotes of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation with a denomination of 5 thousand rubles in the city of Simferopol.
In addition, when trying to sell another 7 counterfeit banknotes, the man was detained by law enforcement officers, and the counterfeit currency was seized from illicit circulation , the prosecutor’s office specified.
The court, taking into account the position of the public prosecutor, sentenced the man to 4 years in prison. The sentence was suspended with a probationary period of 3 years. The verdict has not entered into force.