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Birmingham fake money: Four jailed for £1.3m counterfeit scam

Four men have been jailed for making more than £1.3m worth of counterfeit £10 notes.

Brothers Amrit and Prem Karra were each sentenced to seven years for using their printing business in Hockley, Birmingham, to produce the forgeries.

Rajiv Kumar and Yash Mahey were jailed for four years at Birmingham Crown Court for counterfeiting money between September 2011 and February 2012.

The National Crime Agency said the counterfeit operation "posed a significant threat to the UK economy".

Sian Lloyd reports.

  • 13 Jan 2014
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