Marrakech: seizure of counterfeit 500 euro notes

The Police Department in Marrakech-Menara airport has seized 102 counterfeit notes of 500 euros, including 99 notes with the same serial number, according to the Directorate General of National Security (DGSN).

The bank notes were discovered during scanning the suitcase of a French student of Moroccan descent who was about to take a domestic flight from Marrakech to Fez, according to a statement by DGSN.

The judicial police has, under the supervision of the competent prosecutor, opened an investigation in order to clear up all the circumstances of this case.