A 40-year-old Greek of Albanian origin, who was arrested in Zakynthos by police officers, intended to make purchases in various parts of the island with counterfeit 20 euro banknotes which he had printed from the internet!
However, it was so obvious that the notes were fake, Proto Thema reported, that the very first time he tried to shop with them, at noon on Thursday, the clerks at a gas station immediately spotted the fake and he ran away!
A little later, the would-be forger was spotted by police officers, was arrested and subjected to a body search, in which ten more counterfeit 20 euro banknotes and a small amount of raw cannabis were found in his possession.
The perpetrator was taken to the public prosecutor of Plimmeliodiki Zakynthos who prosecuted him for circulation of counterfeit banknotes and possession of drugs.
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