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[Graphic News] No. of fake banknotes in S. Korea further dips in H1

The number of fake South Korean banknotes found here continued to decline in the first half, and the combined face value of the counterfeits also dropped sharply, central bank data showed.

In the January-June period, the number of counterfeit banknotes found here came to 129, down 19.4 percent from 160 bills found a year earlier, according to the Bank of Korea.

The half-year tally marks a steady decline since the second half of 2017. (Yonhap)