Over R2 Million worth of counterfeit notes recovered, Pretoria

South African Police Service

Over R2 Million worth of counterfeit notes recovered, Pretoria. Photo: SAPS
Over R2 Million worth of counterfeit notes recovered, Pretoria. Photo: SAPS

On Friday, 23 October 2020, police in Pretoria West received information about two suspicious men who had booked in at a local guest house.

Police followed up on the information received and proceeded to the room at the guest house. As they entered, one of the suspects ran away while the second suspect was found with R200 and R100 notes.

Preliminary investigation revealed that the notes were counterfeit and worth more than R2 Million.

The suspect was arrested and charged with possession of counterfeit money. He is expected to appear at Pretoria Magistrate’s court on Monday, 26 October 2020.

SAPS Newsroom

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