He would be responsible for operating a lithograph in which 20, 50 and 100 dollar bills were fraudulently produced.

The Attorney General’s Office brought Enar Narváez Arteaga before a judge, who would be responsible for counterfeiting American dollars on a large scale in the rural area of ​​Taminango (Nariño), and coordinating its commercialization in Ecuadorian territory.

This person was arrested in flagrante delicto in a joint action with DIJIN- National Police on a farm where he had a clandestine complex for processing foreign currency. An industrial lithographic machine, lithography plates, inks of various colors, printers, stamps, paper and other elements used for printing 20, 50 and 100 dollar bills were found there.

The evidence indicates that Narváez Arteaga, in the company of other people, produced the foreign currency, guarded it, concealed it and packaged it to send it to the other side of the border.

In that sense, a prosecutor from the Delegate Office against Organized Crime charged him with counterfeiting national or foreign currency; and trafficking, production and possession of elements intended for counterfeiting currency.

The defendant did not plead guilty to charges and must serve a prison sentence.

The information contained in this press release corresponds to the narration of the objective news provided by the officials in charge of carrying out criminal investigations within the Office of the Attorney General. By the time this communication is disclosed, the legal status of the people mentioned is still pending to be resolved by the competent judicial authority, always under the presumption of innocence contemplated by Article 29 of the Political Constitution and Article 7 of Law 906 of 2004.