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European police arrest Dark Web counterfeit currency traders

European law enforcement agencies have taken down the second-largest known counterfeit currency network operating on the dark web, Europol announced on Monday. Five individuals suspected of participating in the creation and distribution of fake currency were recently arrested by Portuguese police.

In addition, a total of €1.3 million (around $1.43 million) in fake banknotes was confiscated by authorities in Portugal, France, Germany and Spain, together with printers, computers, ink, paper and other resources used for creating counterfeit banknotes.

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