Alleged Palestinian counterfeiter nabbed with $800,000 in fake cash

Police say a Palestinian man in possession of nearly a million dollars of US currency has been arrested in the West Bank.

The 35-year-old man from the Hebron-area village of Yatta is detained after an undercover investigation by Israeli security forces into a suspected counterfeiting ring.

At the time of his arrest, Israeli troops uncover $800,000 in a suitcase the suspect is carrying.

Police say their investigation into the incident is ongoing.

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