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Counterfeit Bills

'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...

Man Makes Epic Gaffe Attempting To Use Counterfeit Bills

AP | Posted 11.16.2012 | Money

ATTLEBORO, Mass. -- A Rhode Island man police say used counterfeit $100 bills to make purchases at a Target store made a critical mistake. The bills ...

Man Arrested In Connection To Counterfeit Bills Found In Chase ATMs

Posted 10.17.2012 | New York

A man believed to have loaded two Manhattan ATM's with counterfeit bills earlier this month was arrested at John F. Kennedy airport Monday afternoon. ...

$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 ...

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...

The New $100: The War on Counterfeiting

Christopher Leibig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christopher Leibig

Treasury's anti-counterfeiting strategy will work because it seeks as much to prevent counterfeiting from occurring at all as it does to punish culprits. It was not always this way.

Magic $100 Bills: Gov Goes High-Tech to Redesign

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

(WASHINGTON-- JEANNINE AVERSA and MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP) The folks who print America's money have designed a high-tech makeover of the $100 bill. It's...

Men Found At Downtown Hyatt With Fake Cash, Weapons, Date Rape Drug

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Two Kentucky men were taken into custody at the downtown Hyatt Regency Hotel after police found counterfeit money, a bottle of a suspected "date rape"...

Counterfeit $1 Bills: Recession Desperation

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

JUNEAU, Alaska — Police in Alaska say lawbreakers must be really getting desperate because someone left 13 fake $1 bills in a bar's tip jar &nda...

Customer Stuck With Counterfeit Money From The Post Office

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A business inadvertently gives you counterfeit money -- are you stuck with it? In most cases, yes. But what if that business happens to be a branch of...

Shaky Evidence For Claims Of North Korea Counterfeiting

McClatchy | Kevin G. Hall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Two years ago, as he was ratcheting up a campaign to isolate and cripple North Korea's dictatorship financially, President Bush accused the communist ...

Purple, Grey Splashes To Enliven $5 Bill

AP | Martin Crutsinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Honest Abe will become Colorful Abe with splashes of purple and gray livening up the $5 bill. The government showed off the new bill Thursday in an I...