MOSCOW, Aug. 4 (UPI) --
More than $20,000 in counterfeit U.S. currency has been confiscated in the Moscow region, Russian authorities say.
Police detained three men in the town of Krasnoznamensk and took hundreds of bogus $100 bills from them, Itar-Tass reported Thursday.
Police said there was evidence the men had circulated forged dollar denomination bills in the area for some time. An investigation was under way.
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