BH Police arrest Seven Persons over Money laundering

Bosnia and Herzegovina’s (BiH) local police arrested seven persons and confiscated one million KM (627,313 million U.S. dollars) on Wednesday at several locations in the country.

Members of Tuzla Interior Ministry police department conducted raid of family houses, objects and vehicles on the territory of cities of Srebrenik, located 145 kilometers north of the capital Sarajevo, Gradacac and Brcko, located some 180 kilometers north, and Ugljevik, some 160 kilometers northeast of the capital.

Seven persons suspected of criminal offense “Unauthorized Banking Activity” and the “Criminal Offense of Money laundering” were arrested, Tuzla Interior Ministry official website said Wednesday.

“During the raid, a large amount of US dollars, Swiss Francs, Croatian Kuna, Danish Krones and other foreign currencies was found, equivalent to one million KM, an automatic rifle and gun,” statement said.

After the raid, the deprivation of liberty was carried out and the criminal investigation over the suspect was carried out, after which the acting prosecutor will decide on further actions.

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