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Duo jailed three years for conspiring to counterfeit and use 24 $1K notes

Published on Feb 3, 2014 12:55 PM

Two odd job workers were each jailed for three years on Monday after admitting to abetting four others in a conspiracy to counterfeit and use $24,000 in fake currency.

Adi Soffian Bakhtiar Effendi and Fauzi Mohammad, both 22, each admitted to the two charges and were the last to be dealt with in relation to the scam.

Earlier, Adziz Asmon, 36, and Aimie Abdullah, 34, were jailed for 79 months and 66 months respectively for making and using 24 fake $1,000 notes. Two teenagers were given probation for their roles.

In 2011, Adi and Fauzi discussed the crime with Adziz - then an operations assistant with marine service agency Nautical Trade - whose work duties included collecting and making payment to suppliers on behalf of his employer.

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