Iraq.. Arrest of suspects in dollar speculation

Iraqi interior ministry forces have arrested suspects in speculation with the dollar exchange rate between Kirkuk and Erbil.

The manipulators were arrested after an ambush by the combined forces of the Federal Intelligence and Investigation Agency at Darman Joint Control connecting the Kirkuk-Erbil road.

According to a statement from the Iraqi Ministry of the Interior, a car was confiscated in which two suspects were driving who were trying to enter the province of Kirkuk, carrying a sum of money (200,000,000 million Iraqi dinars in the category 25,000), and they were arrested red-handed .

One of the defendants confessed to being the owner of 4 Key Card outlets in Kirkuk Province and that he was cooperating with the owner of an exchange company to speculate in dollars.

The decision was made to arrest the accused on the basis of the provisions of section 44 of the Law on Combating Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism No. 39 of 2015, as preliminary investigative actions are still ongoing.

Source: RT

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