Peru police seize nearly $6mln in counterfeit currency

Sheets upon sheets of counterfeit cash.

Police in Peru showed off a stash of nearly $6 million in counterfeit U.S notes on Wednesday (December 2) --

after they were seized in an operation in Lima.

One person was arrested following the raid on Tuesday (December 1).

According to local media, the individual detained in the operation was arrested for prior counterfeit offenses.

Local police say Peru is considered to be one of the main countries in the world where dollars are forged, surpassing Colombia.