Illegal Banknote Print Shop Dismantled In Austria Not Far From Company Which Makes Machines That Print Real Euros, US Dollars, & Most World Currency; EU-Wide Action Against Buyers Of Counterfeit Money

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All over Europe, law enforcement agencies performed actions against suspects who bought counterfeit euro banknotes on illegal platforms on the Darknet… These joint actions are a direct result of a successful case handled by the Austrian Federal Criminal Police Office in June in 2018 and supported by Europol, when a print shop was dismantled in Leoben, central Austria, and the producer was arrested. The suspect was making counterfeit 10, 20 and 50 euro banknotes and sold them on several illegal Darknet marketplaces. Over 10 000 counterfeit banknotes were shipped to buyers all over Europe.” (Europol, 7 Dec. 2018)

It is, at the very least, interesting to note that official money-printing machines are made by KBA-Mödling in Maria Enzersdorf Austria. It’s an approximately hour and a half drive to Leoben Austria, which is where the illegal print shop was dismantled last June. KBA has had a market…

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