Number of Counterfeit Korunas in the Czech Republic

in Business Risk, Counterfeit Goods

In 2013, authorities in the Czech Republic seized 2,045 counterfeit korunas within the country, down from the 3,586 counterfeit Czech banknotes seized in 2012.

In addition to the fake koruna, Czech financial investigators removed 1,085 counterfeit money and banknotes from foreign countries in 2013.

Below is the number of counterfeit koruna and altered coins that were removed from circulation between 2008 and 2013, according to data released by the Czech National Bank.

Year:     No. of counterfeits.

2008:     4,612

2009:     6,955

2010:     6,529

2011:     6,002

2012:     4,514

2013:     3,130

(How criminals make counterfeit money.)

Source:  “Number of fake banknotes, coins falls to 3,130 in 2013,” Prague Daily Monitor, March 6, 2014.

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