Last month, a mainland man was suspected of defrauding two mainlanders of more than 260,000 yuan with counterfeit banknotes. The victim was spotted. The suspect was captured with the assistance of security guards and was handed over to the police for handling. During the operation, 310 pieces of each with a denomination of 1,000 were seized. Color photocopy of Hong Kong dollar banknotes. The police charged the man with a huge amount of fraud and the transfer of counterfeit currency. The case has been transferred to the Procuratorate for investigation.
The facts of the case stated that the two victims had previously contacted the suspects of the "Money Exchange Party" through communication software and exchanged more than 260,000 RMB for 300,000 Hong Kong dollars. The three people met in the hotel lobby to trade. The suspect displayed a large stack of Hong Kong dollar banknotes after arriving. The victim noticed that the banknotes were abnormal and used the relevant banknote exchange chips to verify the authenticity. When the three people went to the casino to exchange chips, they were informed by the account that the banknotes were all counterfeit. The suspect immediately fled, was pursued by the victim, and was intercepted with the assistance of security guards.
The suspect argued to the police that he did not know that the Hong Kong dollar banknotes were counterfeit, and that he was hired to exchange foreign currencies for others through the introduction workgroup of the mobile phone program, and he was rewarded RMB 2,000 to RMB 3,000 each time. The police believe that there are signs that the man was involved in the case to a high degree, and the case has been transferred to the Procuratorate for investigation.