This files most often counterfeited banknotes of the old sample
The national Bank of Ukraine told what bills often forged in 2019. Hurry you to calm: the level of counterfeit banknotes of the national currency remains stable and low.
As shown by the monitoring of the withdrawal from circulation of banknotes of national currency in Ukraine by the end of 2019, 1 million real hryvnia banknotes accounted for approximately 2.9 pieces of counterfeit banknotes (in 2018 – 2.5 pieces in 2017 and 3.6 pieces). For comparison, in EU countries according to the official website of the European Central Bank, in 2018 this figure was approximately 27 pieces of counterfeit Euro banknotes (in 2017 – 33 pieces).
The NBU noted the low level of fake hryvnia
The NBU noted that in General the system of protection of national currency of Ukraine is high and is consistent with the protection systems leading currencies of the world. Moreover, the banknotes of the new generation of the hryvnia (in denominations of 20, 50, 100, 500 and 1000 hryvnia, which the NBU has introduced into circulation in 2015-2019) have a reinforced security system, including security features of paper and printing security features.
As a consequence, most often in 2019 forged banknotes of the old sample it – face value of 500 hryvnia 2006 and 100 UAH sample 2005. Their number amounted to about 65% and 15% of the total amount withdrawn from circulation counterfeits, respectively. However, at the end of 2019, there was a decrease in the number of counterfeit banknotes: 200 UAH – 17%; 100 hryvnia – 29%; 50 UAH 20 UAH – 31%.
This files most often forged banknotes of the old sample
Mostly withdrawn from circulation of counterfeit banknotes of the national currency was printed using printers and was designed for the carelessness of citizens, and cashiers. Counterfeit banknotes often have to pass through cash trade, fast food, petrol stations and the like. The fakes are determined in the receipt and processing of cash in the banking system, including self-service terminals.
Among withdrawn from circulation in 2019 counterfeit banknotes of foreign currencies dominated by US dollars (75% of the total number of seized counterfeit banknotes of foreign currency), the Euro (23%), Russian rubles and British pounds sterling (2%).
Most often, the attackers forged foreign currency notes of these denominations: 100 dollars U.S. (96% of the total number of seized fake U.S. dollars); 50 and 500 euros (56% and 21% of the total number of seized counterfeit Euro).
Not without its counterfeits dollars and euros
In NBU reminded that in case of doubt of authenticity of banknotes of hryvnia citizens can contact the banks that pass these bills to conduct research in the national Bank of Ukraine. The results of such studies that are free of charge, clients reimburse the corresponding amount of banknotes of the national currency, valid. Counterfeit banknotes are withdrawn without compensation of their value. Their seizure of the national Bank according to the National police, Ukraine, and the fakes in the prescribed manner are transmitted to the authorized police officers to conduct investigations.