Counterfeiters arrested in province

10 people have been arrested across Almeria and Murcia charged leading a gang which introduced counterfeit 10,20 and 50 euros notes into the economy. They were found with 44,000€ of fake notes on them, along with a further 5.117€ in real notes. An earlier arrest of two other members of the gang allowed police to seize a further 22.000€ in fake notes. The police continued their investigations, arrested a further 8 men in Murcia and Continue reading Counterfeiters arrested in province

New Euro notes announced

The European Central Bank has confirmed that it is preparing a new design for Euro notes. The current design has been around for the last 11 years, and the ECB reckons it’s time for an update. Although the overall colour scheme and motif of the new notes will remain the same, the ECB says that the security details of the new notes will be updated to the latest possible technology. Watermarks, holograms, embossed designs and Continue reading New Euro notes announced