New rubles has become increasingly fake

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In Russia increased the number of counterfeit banknotes in denominations of 2,000 rubles. These data are presented in the statistics of the Central Bank, reports the newspaper “Izvestia”.

The cause of this trend explain the more active turnover of banknotes in the monetary system. 58 percent of two-thousand fake bills were received on examination to the Central Bank as doubtful, 41 percent of the banknotes was discovered by the banks themselves, one percent identified in the processing of cash in the institutions of the regulator.

By the end of 2018 found 384 counterfeit banknotes, but all of them are of low quality and printed on color printers. Share fake 2000 rubles in the total number of fakes in Russia is one percent. This is the most popular to fake bills is still a banknote in denomination of five thousand rubles.

Bill of two thousand rubles was imposed in October 2017. At its creation were used the latest security technology, however, the first fakes appeared in the second quarter of 2018.

Earlier it was reported that in 2018 we found only 38.5 thousand fake bills with a total nominal value of 149,2 million rubles. Compared to the previous year, the number of counterfeits decreased by 15 percent. Dropped the number of counterfeit banknotes of smaller denominations (500 and 1000).

Video, photo All from Russia.



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