INDICTMENT ISSUED FOR ASSOCIATING FOR THE PURPOSE OF PERPETRATING CRIMINAL OFFENCES AND COUNTERFEITING OF MONEY22.07.2022. 10:21
After the first accused Spahović teamed up with several persons in order to commit criminal offences of putting counterfeit money into circulation in the area of Sarajevo and BiH and the accused Lokmić and Zovko subsequently joined the said group, the two placed counterfeit 100 Euro banknotes that the accused Spahović obtained in large amounts in the payment system of Bosnia and Herzegovina i.e. in the area of Sarajevo, Travnik, Vitez, Busovača and other places during 2021.
The investigation established that the accused have, on at least 8 occasions, at various points of sale and facilities, put counterfeit banknotes into circulation, mostly by buying goods of lesser value, in order to get the rest of the money in regular banknotes.
In the above-mentioned way, the accused acquired illegal property gain and caused damages to citizens and legal entities, as well as payment transaction system in Bosnia and Herzegovina, thereby committing criminal offence - Associating for the Purpose of Perpetrating Criminal Offences (Article 249 of the Criminal Code of BiH) in conjunction with the criminal offence of Counterfeiting of Money under Article 205 of the Criminal Code of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The indictment was forwarded to the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina for confirmation.
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