BANDUNG-Bank Indonesia West Java region recorded throughout 2016 have reported finding as many as 18.007 pieces of counterfeit money.
Mikael Budisatrio, Head of Payment System and PUR BI West Java mentions the amount of money being forged decreases every year.
"In 2015 there were 15 pieces of 1 million pieces of counterfeit money, in 2016 to only 6 pieces," he explained in the Office of BI Braga Street Bandung, Monday (9/1).
He added that BI is always coordinating with police and prosecutors to follow up the findings of counterfeit money and counteract the increasing number of counterfeit money, especially in West Java. jo