UAE Public Prosecution clarifies penalty for counterfeiting currency

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The UAE Public Prosecution has warned of tough action against anyone involved in forging currency notes or coins.

According to Article 204 of the Federal Penal Code, those found guilty could face life imprisonment and/or a fine of at least AED 200,000.

The legal implications have been highlighted by the State Prosecutor's Office in a new awareness video on its social media platforms.

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