BANDUNG- West Java Representative Office of Bank Indonesia recorded the circulation of counterfeit money in West Java during 2017 has decreased from 30,699 sheets in 2016 to 10,441 sheets in 2017.
According to the Head Office of West Java Representative Office of Bank Indonesia, Wiwiek Sisto Widayat, the decreased is because there is a improvement in attempt to provide socialization to society through Cikur Program (Characteristics of Authenticity of Rupiah).
"We conducted Cikur program insentively to every level of society, Kas keliling and and Kas titipan are continue to active thoughout West Java regions," he said.
Wiwiek said, money that the most forged from the findings in the field are money with nominal Rp 50,000 and Rp 100,000, emission year from 2014 and 2005.
"Area in West Java where counterfeit money commonly found is Sukabumi with counterfeit money more than 4.000 sheets," he said.