Police arrest suspect ove counterfeit notes


A 36-year-old Syrian national on Wednesday was being questioned by police after a raid on his home in the Athens neighborhood of Kallithea turned up 67,000 euros in counterfeit notes.

The 36-year-old, who was arrested on Tuesday in Palaio Faliro, faces charges of forgery and trading in counterfeit currency.

Police also found a forged passport and residence permit in the suspect’s possession.