Man arrested with counterfeit USD

US dollar bills. (File Photo/Sun)

A suspect has been arrested from Male’ City for possession of counterfeit US dollars.

The suspect, identified as a 38-year-old male, was presented before the Criminal Court for his remand hearing on Friday.

The court remanded him into custody of the police for seven days.

Court documents show the suspect has a prior criminal record. The court extended his remand based on “adequate” evidence against him.

The latest arrest comes after two young men were arrested for counterfeit US dollar transactions back in November 2022.