BANDUNG - Representative Office of Bank Indonesia of West Java appealed to the public not to exchange money on the streets that are usually crowded before Idul Fitri.
Head of Advisory and Economic Development Group, Bank Indonesia Regional Office of West Java, Ismet Inono said it does not guarantee the money sold is guaranteed authenticity.
"The sale of the money we do not know whether they get from banking or ATM, but if the exchange at the official booths or exchange service place we can guarantee that no counterfeit money," he said.
Therefore, Ismet asks the people who will exchange the new money for Lebaran 2018, come directly to the cash register or come to the appointed banking office, because it can not prohibit the existence of money exchange services on the street.
"We urge people to continue, but if they still want to exchange their money in unofficial places we remain difficult," Ismet said in the inauguration of Integrated Money Exchange Service Car at Monument to Struggle West Java on Monday (21/05).
Currently there are 12 banks that use integrated car money exchange services, namely: BRI, Mandiri, BTN, BJB, CIMB Niaga, DKI, MayBank, BRI Syariah, BJB Syariah, BNI Syariah and Bank Syariah Mandiri. (Parno)