Deputy Head of Bank Indonesia Batam Johnson Pasaribu was quoted kepri.antaranews.com site said, the circulation of counterfeit money is very possible because of the high turnover during the month of fasting.
Fractions counterfeit money is no longer in large denominations like 50,000 or 100,000, but switched to smaller fragments, like shards of Rp 1,000 or Rp 5,000.
Fake money syndicate dealers usually take advantage of trading activity in a small capacity, such as hawkers, bazaar Ramadan 1432 AH that sell cakes or food traders in the evening.
Lack of knowledge of citizens in distinguishing real money with counterfeit money syndicates often use counterfeit money to shop with fake money.
Police Port of Tanjung Balai Karimun some time ago revealed three cases involving the circulation of counterfeit money ordinary people.
Two cases of counterfeit money in circulation which successfully revealed involving a Malaysian citizen with the victims of Indonesian workers and merchants who sell food at night.
One other case involving local residents in addition to passing it also print fake money in one the internet cafe in Tanjung Balai Karimun.
Some way to tell fake or real money in a way felt and seen. The original money is usually coarser than the fake money. Have a watermark, Indonesian hero picture, and not easy faded.