A man in Abu Dhabi who was allegedly promoting and selling fake bank notes attempted to hide them by swallowing them, United Arab Emirates officials said.
Video cameras recorded the man, identified as M.A.A., adding items to his shopping cart and then consuming them in the store, Gulf News reported.
He also allegedly hid three cigarette packets in his pockets before leaving.
Security guards caught the suspect after he left the store, Gulf News reported.
The case has been transferred to the Criminal Investigation Department.