Central Banking

Lithuanian central bank assists in counterfeit banknote investigation


The Bank of Lithuania on Friday said it would take part in an investigation launched by local authorities into the discovery of counterfeit 100 litas ($40) banknotes at various locations across the country.

The central bank said some of its experts in the banknote department were co-operating with Lithuania's police department and the Ministry of Internal Affairs in the investigation.

Reports from the Lithuanian police department say seven individuals were detained on Friday under suspicion of

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