Friday, May 25, 2012

The net closes in on Merv and Co.

Sky: Police Seize Record Haul Of Counterfeit Coins

Detective Inspector Bruce South said: "This seizure is a significant blow to the network behind it - individuals clearly intent on undermining the UK monetary system by producing counterfeit currency on an industrial scale. "It is yet another example of the work this team is carrying out on a daily basis to tackle organised criminal networks."

Posted by general congreve @ 11:42 AM (1693 views) Add Comment

9 Comments

1. taffee said...

he should have left the boe when the going was good...now look whats happened!

Friday, May 25, 2012 11:47AM Report Comment
 

2. sibley's b'stard child said...

Currency devaluation? Bloody criminals.

Friday, May 25, 2012 11:49AM Report Comment
 

3. khards said...

There are companies in China who will make you any coin you like.

Friday, May 25, 2012 11:49AM Report Comment
 

4. general congreve said...

@3 - My favourite coin they make are the one ounce Panda's..

Friday, May 25, 2012 11:55AM Report Comment
 

5. mark said...

khards

there are companies in china who will make any illegal item you want, all offer the service at some point when dealing with them, when they think they can trust you or you will buy anything, we got offered disney stuff, fake iphones, fake ipads, the list goes on and on, hasten to add never buy anything illegal

Friday, May 25, 2012 12:01PM Report Comment
 

6. khards said...

Don't forget the fake gold bars and silver coins ;)

Friday, May 25, 2012 12:44PM Report Comment
 

7. digdug said...

@4 - Thats my favourite of all the 1 oz gold coins... follwed by the maple... less said about the Austrian one the better.. looks like its been sat on!

Friday, May 25, 2012 01:01PM Report Comment
 

8. general congreve said...

@7 - Don't actually own any Panda's myself, but have seen them, very nice looking coin.

Seems a few people in the real world picked up on the irony of this story, judging from the comments on the original article.

Friday, May 25, 2012 06:32PM Report Comment
 

9. icarus said...

This must be a Daily Mash spoof. The police were informed by 'a member of the public'. the cop's name is 'Bruce South' and the people behind it were 'intent on undermining the UK monetary system' (with four million quid?). And another story on the page is titled 'He's always touching me on the bum'.

Friday, May 25, 2012 11:02PM Report Comment
 

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