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Counterfeit Money

Funny Money: CIA Counterfeiting in Poland

ADST | Posted 08.04.2015 | World

Communism was relegated to the dustbin of history for many reasons, foremost among them were its warped economic policies. In places like Poland during the 1960s, foreigners with access to hard currency could easily game the system and do pretty well.

Bank Teller Holding Yard Sale Not Fooled By Fake Money

AP | Posted 11.09.2014 | Weird News

State police say a western Pennsylvania man has been charged with passing counterfeit $20 bills at a yard sale run by the wrong woman — a bank telle...

You Won't Believe What This Guy Has In His Wallet

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 02.25.2014 | Weird News

When Michael Williams finished his Valentine's Day lunch at the Applebee's in Sumter, S.C., he attempted to pay by credit card. When the card was d...

Millions Of Dollars In Fake $100 Bills Flooding Into New York

| Posted 01.30.2014 | New York

By Murray Weiss NEW YORK CITY — It’s all about the Benjamins. An international counterfeiting ring has been pumping millions of dollars in phony...

'Moe Money' Leads To Mo Problems

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

Famous '90s rapper Notorious B.I.G. was right: "Mo[e] Money" does, in fact, lead to "mo problems." This, after 19-year-old Symone Vannessa Brown, a...

How To Spot Counterfeit Money

The Frederick News-Post | Ed Waters Jr. | Posted 01.19.2013 | DC

With the holiday sales rush, merchants may not always have time to check every currency bill given to them by a customer. Counterfeiters are getting m...

She Pulled A Crazy Stunt To Earn A Higher Paycheck

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 10.15.2012 | Money

Many of us wish we made a higher salary. Few of us would go as far as Victoria Calbert did to earn a six-figure paycheck. Calbert, a 40-year-old wo...

$110,000 In Counterfeit Bills Found In Two Midtown ATM's

Posted 10.09.2012 | New York

Nearly $110,000 in counterfeit bills were discovered at two Chase ATM's in Midtown on Monday. According to police, the forged bills were detected ...

Watch: Walmart Gives Woman Fake Money

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.18.2012 | Money

It's called funny money, but Leann Ward isn't laughing. She received a fake $100 bill from a Walmart in Alpine Township, Mich., and the store refus...

Police: Man Tried To Eat Fake Money

AP | Posted 11.04.2012 | Money

DARIEN, N.Y. — Authorities say a 35-year-old man tried to swallow several counterfeit $50 bills after he was caught trying to use the bogus mone...

China Sentences Money Counterfeiter To Death

AP | Posted 06.14.2012 | World

BEIJING -- Chinese state media say a man has been sentenced to death for forging currency worth tens of millions of dollars. The official Xinhua News...

Bank Gives Man Counterfeit Money And Refuses To Refund It

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 06.07.2012 | Money

Imagine withdrawing money from a bank and then finding out that the money is counterfeit and cannot be refunded. That recently happened to William ...

Counterfeit Money On 'Pawn Stars'

Posted 02.19.2012 | TV

You have to have a keen eye to be successful in a pawn shop. Rick Harrison picked up the nickname "The Spotter" because he can identify whether or not...

Movie Snack Theft Costs Texan 80 Years | Posted 11.21.2011 | Weird News

And you thought your multiplex overcharged for snacks. Two hot dogs, two sodas, and a tub of popcorn has cost one Texas man 80 years in prison—becau...

Man Charged With Printing Phony Money To Pay Dancer

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A Wyoming man has been charged with counterfeiting money to pay an exotic dancer for a private performance. Rickey A. Kempter, ...