INDICTMENT ISSUED AGAINST THREE PERSONS FOR COUNTERFEITING OF MONEY06.03.2013. 15:01
The indictment was issued against the following persons:
1. V.G. born on December 29, 1990 in Đakovica in Kosovo, residing in Gornja Kalesija BiH citizen
2. A.A. born on March 26, 1978 in Tuzla, residing in Kalesija, a citizen of BiH and
3. R.O. born on December 29, 1975 in Tuzla, residing in Živinice, a citizen of Bosnia and Herzegovina
The indictment charges these persons with having, in accordance to a prior mutual agreement, made counterfeit money during August and September 2012 in Tuzla Canton with the aim to put it into circulation as genuine money.
The indictment alleges that on an unspecified date in August and September 2012 A.A. and R.O. contacted V.G. and offered to pay him 300.00 BAM for making counterfeits, i.e. 60 (sixty) Euro currency banknotes in denomination of 100.00 and 20 (twenty) BAM currency banknotes in the denomination of 50.00. V.G. agreed to do so.
At the beginning of September 2012 he handed over 57 (fifty seven) counterfeit 100,00 Euro banknotes to them because the remaining three counterfeits were not of good quality and 1 (one) counterfeit BAM banknote in denomination of 50.00 BAM, following which A.A. gave him the agreed amount of 300.00 BAM.
As further alleged in the indictment, on September 13, 2012 , around 2:45 p.m. , the aforementioned three accused persons have, in accordance to an earlier agreement, met in Kalesija to arrange handover of the rest of the agreed counterfeit BAM currency on which occasion they were caught and IDed by the authorized officers of the Ministry of Interior of Tuzla Canton.
The accused V.G. is charged to have made counterfeit money with the aim of putting it into circulation for the purpose of acquiring unlawful benefits, and with having sold the counterfeits for the purpose of acquiring unlawful benefits, thereby committing the criminal offense of Counterfeiting of Money under Article 205, Paragraph 1 of the CC BiH, in conjunction with Article 29 of the CC BiH, all in conjunction with Article 54 of the Criminal Code of BiH.
The accused A.A. and R.O. are charged with having obtained counterfeit money with the aim of putting it into circulation for the purpose of acquiring unlawful benefits, thereby committing the criminal offense of Counterfeiting of Money under Article 205 Paragraph 2 of the CC BiH, in conjunction with Article 29 of the CC BiH, all in conjunction with Article 54 of the Criminal Code of BiH.
The indictment was forwarded to the Court of BiH for confirmation.
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