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How To Identify Counterfeit Currency

How to Identify/ COUNTERFEIT CURRENCY There's big money in making phony money. Counterfeiters are getting more and more ingenious at their craft. Can you detect a counterfeit bill? How to Spot a Counterfeit Bill Federal Serial Number Reserve Indicator Portrait Watermark DERAL H NOTE 95594 31 A UNTTEDSTATES OFAMERICN 10 Security Thread 益 FF 95594731 A 100 D. 0 Fealos ONE H UNDREDD OLLAR:: Color-Shifting Ink Micro- Check Face and Plate Number Printing Concentric Fine Lines = व THE UNTTEDSTAATESOFAMERICA IN GOD WE TRUST ||| ONEHUNDREDDOLLARS I Back Plate Number The Real Deal The first step in recognizing if you've got a counterfeit on your hands is to be very familiar with what the real bill should look and feel like. The U.S. Secret Service tells us to be on the lookout for any differences from what you are used to. newmoney.gov Additionally, there are new bills soon to be released, and the U.S. has made resources available online for you to learn about the attributes (newmoney.gov). While Europe encourages the "feel-look-tilt" method, you will see that aspects of this method apply to most countries' currencies. FEEL You already have a general idea of what your currency should feel like. Use this as the first indication: If it feels any different from normal, take a closer look. Several countries, including Canada and Australia, use polymer paper for their currency. This plastic-feeling paper harder to counterfeit. much The U.S. uses a blend of 75% cotton for its 25% currency that lends to its stiffness and linen and unique texture. Every country uses different security measures. For instance, Canada uses raised ink on and around the portraits. LOOK Look closely at your money and you will see all sorts of hard-to-copy security measures. ESERRE BANK THE UNITED STATES OFAMERICA EE 00000000 T 50 . DOALARS South Africa uses an iridescent band on its bills, while the U.S. uses security threads with the bill's denomination. BCE RT E 20 20 INE DS VEES OFAMERICA F F 95594731 A FF 95594731 A 20 EURO 100 OO NE HEN DOLLAS 20 The euro uses reactive ink that shows up as glowing red, green, and blue fibers under UV light. U.S. currency has red and blue fibers embedded in it as well. Several countries, including Australia and the U.S., use microprinting on their bills. This very tiny writing is difficult to see with the naked eye but can be seen by using a magnifying device. Typically, the words spell out the bill's denomination. EENERVE NOTE DERAY THE UNITED STATES OFAMERICA 4697 A PE DOLLAAN OF 946 FIVE DOLLA TILT Tilting or holding your bill up toward light will reveal still more security measures. OFAMER(A AA 23456789 A 20 NE HUNDREDD S Euros have watermarks, security threads, and transparent numbers - all of which may be seen by holding them up to light. U.S. bills have watermarks that are easy to see when held up to a light source. 50 1000 Canada %24 Australian currencies have a clear Canada's currency has hidden numbers that you may see by holding it up to a light as well. window with an image inside. What to do if you find a fake 臺 If you find yourself in possession of a counterfeit, do not try to spend it! Immediately contact the local authorities. Do your best to describe, in detail, the person who gave it to you. Be a sawy traveler - you will greatly reduce your risk of getting bad bills by only breaking larger denominations at reputable establishments, such as banks and currency exchanges. Educate yourself! Know about the currency in the country you plan to travel to. s/. Below are a few country-specific resources: U.S. = http://www.secretservice.gov/money_detect.shtml Canada = http://www.bankofcanada.ca/banknotes/ Australia = http://www.rba.gov.au/banknotes/counterfeit/security.html Europe = http://www.ecb.int/euro/banknotes/security/html/index.en.html South Africa = http://www.resbank.co.za/banknotesandcoin/ currencymanagement/pages/currencymanagement-home.aspx Brought to you by: UFX MARKETS Sources: http://www.secretservice.gov/money_detect.shtml http://www.virginmedia.com/money/features/counterfeit_money_how_to_ spot_it.php?ssid%3D6 http://www.ecb.int/euro/banknotes/security/html/index.en.html http://www.rba.gov.au/banknotes/counterfeit/security.html http://www.bankofcanada.ca/banknotes/bank-note-series/polymer/ http://www.wisebread.com/how-to-spot-counterfeit-money http://www.csmonitor.com/world/global-news/2010/0715/getting-stuck-with-fake-m oney-in-south-africa http://www.ecb.int/euro/banknotes/security/additional/html/index.en.html http://www.afp.gov.au/policing/counterfeit-currency.aspx http://www.gadling.com/2011/04/11/top-10-ways-travelers-get-robbed- travel-theft-safety/ DFAMERICA FF 95594731 ONE HUNDRED RAND FAMER CAA How to Identify/ COUNTERFEIT CURRENCY There's big money in making phony money. Counterfeiters are getting more and more ingenious at their craft. Can you detect a counterfeit bill? How to Spot a Counterfeit Bill Federal Serial Number Reserve Indicator Portrait Watermark DERAL H NOTE 95594 31 A UNTTEDSTATES OFAMERICN 10 Security Thread 益 FF 95594731 A 100 D. 0 Fealos ONE H UNDREDD OLLAR:: Color-Shifting Ink Micro- Check Face and Plate Number Printing Concentric Fine Lines = व THE UNTTEDSTAATESOFAMERICA IN GOD WE TRUST ||| ONEHUNDREDDOLLARS I Back Plate Number The Real Deal The first step in recognizing if you've got a counterfeit on your hands is to be very familiar with what the real bill should look and feel like. The U.S. Secret Service tells us to be on the lookout for any differences from what you are used to. newmoney.gov Additionally, there are new bills soon to be released, and the U.S. has made resources available online for you to learn about the attributes (newmoney.gov). While Europe encourages the "feel-look-tilt" method, you will see that aspects of this method apply to most countries' currencies. FEEL You already have a general idea of what your currency should feel like. Use this as the first indication: If it feels any different from normal, take a closer look. Several countries, including Canada and Australia, use polymer paper for their currency. This plastic-feeling paper harder to counterfeit. much The U.S. uses a blend of 75% cotton for its 25% currency that lends to its stiffness and linen and unique texture. Every country uses different security measures. For instance, Canada uses raised ink on and around the portraits. LOOK Look closely at your money and you will see all sorts of hard-to-copy security measures. ESERRE BANK THE UNITED STATES OFAMERICA EE 00000000 T 50 . DOALARS South Africa uses an iridescent band on its bills, while the U.S. uses security threads with the bill's denomination. BCE RT E 20 20 INE DS VEES OFAMERICA F F 95594731 A FF 95594731 A 20 EURO 100 OO NE HEN DOLLAS 20 The euro uses reactive ink that shows up as glowing red, green, and blue fibers under UV light. U.S. currency has red and blue fibers embedded in it as well. Several countries, including Australia and the U.S., use microprinting on their bills. This very tiny writing is difficult to see with the naked eye but can be seen by using a magnifying device. Typically, the words spell out the bill's denomination. EENERVE NOTE DERAY THE UNITED STATES OFAMERICA 4697 A PE DOLLAAN OF 946 FIVE DOLLA TILT Tilting or holding your bill up toward light will reveal still more security measures. OFAMER(A AA 23456789 A 20 NE HUNDREDD S Euros have watermarks, security threads, and transparent numbers - all of which may be seen by holding them up to light. U.S. bills have watermarks that are easy to see when held up to a light source. 50 1000 Canada %24 Australian currencies have a clear Canada's currency has hidden numbers that you may see by holding it up to a light as well. window with an image inside. What to do if you find a fake 臺 If you find yourself in possession of a counterfeit, do not try to spend it! Immediately contact the local authorities. Do your best to describe, in detail, the person who gave it to you. Be a sawy traveler - you will greatly reduce your risk of getting bad bills by only breaking larger denominations at reputable establishments, such as banks and currency exchanges. Educate yourself! Know about the currency in the country you plan to travel to. s/. Below are a few country-specific resources: U.S. = http://www.secretservice.gov/money_detect.shtml Canada = http://www.bankofcanada.ca/banknotes/ Australia = http://www.rba.gov.au/banknotes/counterfeit/security.html Europe = http://www.ecb.int/euro/banknotes/security/html/index.en.html South Africa = http://www.resbank.co.za/banknotesandcoin/ currencymanagement/pages/currencymanagement-home.aspx Brought to you by: UFX MARKETS Sources: http://www.secretservice.gov/money_detect.shtml http://www.virginmedia.com/money/features/counterfeit_money_how_to_ spot_it.php?ssid%3D6 http://www.ecb.int/euro/banknotes/security/html/index.en.html http://www.rba.gov.au/banknotes/counterfeit/security.html http://www.bankofcanada.ca/banknotes/bank-note-series/polymer/ http://www.wisebread.com/how-to-spot-counterfeit-money http://www.csmonitor.com/world/global-news/2010/0715/getting-stuck-with-fake-m oney-in-south-africa http://www.ecb.int/euro/banknotes/security/additional/html/index.en.html http://www.afp.gov.au/policing/counterfeit-currency.aspx http://www.gadling.com/2011/04/11/top-10-ways-travelers-get-robbed- travel-theft-safety/ DFAMERICA FF 95594731 ONE HUNDRED RAND FAMER CAA How to Identify/ COUNTERFEIT CURRENCY There's big money in making phony money. Counterfeiters are getting more and more ingenious at their craft. Can you detect a counterfeit bill? How to Spot a Counterfeit Bill Federal Serial Number Reserve Indicator Portrait Watermark DERAL H NOTE 95594 31 A UNTTEDSTATES OFAMERICN 10 Security Thread 益 FF 95594731 A 100 D. 0 Fealos ONE H UNDREDD OLLAR:: Color-Shifting Ink Micro- Check Face and Plate Number Printing Concentric Fine Lines = व THE UNTTEDSTAATESOFAMERICA IN GOD WE TRUST ||| ONEHUNDREDDOLLARS I Back Plate Number The Real Deal The first step in recognizing if you've got a counterfeit on your hands is to be very familiar with what the real bill should look and feel like. The U.S. Secret Service tells us to be on the lookout for any differences from what you are used to. newmoney.gov Additionally, there are new bills soon to be released, and the U.S. has made resources available online for you to learn about the attributes (newmoney.gov). While Europe encourages the "feel-look-tilt" method, you will see that aspects of this method apply to most countries' currencies. FEEL You already have a general idea of what your currency should feel like. Use this as the first indication: If it feels any different from normal, take a closer look. Several countries, including Canada and Australia, use polymer paper for their currency. This plastic-feeling paper harder to counterfeit. much The U.S. uses a blend of 75% cotton for its 25% currency that lends to its stiffness and linen and unique texture. Every country uses different security measures. For instance, Canada uses raised ink on and around the portraits. LOOK Look closely at your money and you will see all sorts of hard-to-copy security measures. ESERRE BANK THE UNITED STATES OFAMERICA EE 00000000 T 50 . DOALARS South Africa uses an iridescent band on its bills, while the U.S. uses security threads with the bill's denomination. BCE RT E 20 20 INE DS VEES OFAMERICA F F 95594731 A FF 95594731 A 20 EURO 100 OO NE HEN DOLLAS 20 The euro uses reactive ink that shows up as glowing red, green, and blue fibers under UV light. U.S. currency has red and blue fibers embedded in it as well. Several countries, including Australia and the U.S., use microprinting on their bills. This very tiny writing is difficult to see with the naked eye but can be seen by using a magnifying device. Typically, the words spell out the bill's denomination. EENERVE NOTE DERAY THE UNITED STATES OFAMERICA 4697 A PE DOLLAAN OF 946 FIVE DOLLA TILT Tilting or holding your bill up toward light will reveal still more security measures. OFAMER(A AA 23456789 A 20 NE HUNDREDD S Euros have watermarks, security threads, and transparent numbers - all of which may be seen by holding them up to light. U.S. bills have watermarks that are easy to see when held up to a light source. 50 1000 Canada %24 Australian currencies have a clear Canada's currency has hidden numbers that you may see by holding it up to a light as well. window with an image inside. What to do if you find a fake 臺 If you find yourself in possession of a counterfeit, do not try to spend it! Immediately contact the local authorities. Do your best to describe, in detail, the person who gave it to you. Be a sawy traveler - you will greatly reduce your risk of getting bad bills by only breaking larger denominations at reputable establishments, such as banks and currency exchanges. Educate yourself! Know about the currency in the country you plan to travel to. s/. Below are a few country-specific resources: U.S. = http://www.secretservice.gov/money_detect.shtml Canada = http://www.bankofcanada.ca/banknotes/ Australia = http://www.rba.gov.au/banknotes/counterfeit/security.html Europe = http://www.ecb.int/euro/banknotes/security/html/index.en.html South Africa = http://www.resbank.co.za/banknotesandcoin/ currencymanagement/pages/currencymanagement-home.aspx Brought to you by: UFX MARKETS Sources: http://www.secretservice.gov/money_detect.shtml http://www.virginmedia.com/money/features/counterfeit_money_how_to_ spot_it.php?ssid%3D6 http://www.ecb.int/euro/banknotes/security/html/index.en.html http://www.rba.gov.au/banknotes/counterfeit/security.html http://www.bankofcanada.ca/banknotes/bank-note-series/polymer/ http://www.wisebread.com/how-to-spot-counterfeit-money http://www.csmonitor.com/world/global-news/2010/0715/getting-stuck-with-fake-m oney-in-south-africa http://www.ecb.int/euro/banknotes/security/additional/html/index.en.html http://www.afp.gov.au/policing/counterfeit-currency.aspx http://www.gadling.com/2011/04/11/top-10-ways-travelers-get-robbed- travel-theft-safety/ DFAMERICA FF 95594731 ONE HUNDRED RAND FAMER CAA How to Identify/ COUNTERFEIT CURRENCY There's big money in making phony money. Counterfeiters are getting more and more ingenious at their craft. Can you detect a counterfeit bill? How to Spot a Counterfeit Bill Federal Serial Number Reserve Indicator Portrait Watermark DERAL H NOTE 95594 31 A UNTTEDSTATES OFAMERICN 10 Security Thread 益 FF 95594731 A 100 D. 0 Fealos ONE H UNDREDD OLLAR:: Color-Shifting Ink Micro- Check Face and Plate Number Printing Concentric Fine Lines = व THE UNTTEDSTAATESOFAMERICA IN GOD WE TRUST ||| ONEHUNDREDDOLLARS I Back Plate Number The Real Deal The first step in recognizing if you've got a counterfeit on your hands is to be very familiar with what the real bill should look and feel like. The U.S. Secret Service tells us to be on the lookout for any differences from what you are used to. newmoney.gov Additionally, there are new bills soon to be released, and the U.S. has made resources available online for you to learn about the attributes (newmoney.gov). While Europe encourages the "feel-look-tilt" method, you will see that aspects of this method apply to most countries' currencies. FEEL You already have a general idea of what your currency should feel like. Use this as the first indication: If it feels any different from normal, take a closer look. Several countries, including Canada and Australia, use polymer paper for their currency. This plastic-feeling paper harder to counterfeit. much The U.S. uses a blend of 75% cotton for its 25% currency that lends to its stiffness and linen and unique texture. Every country uses different security measures. For instance, Canada uses raised ink on and around the portraits. LOOK Look closely at your money and you will see all sorts of hard-to-copy security measures. ESERRE BANK THE UNITED STATES OFAMERICA EE 00000000 T 50 . DOALARS South Africa uses an iridescent band on its bills, while the U.S. uses security threads with the bill's denomination. BCE RT E 20 20 INE DS VEES OFAMERICA F F 95594731 A FF 95594731 A 20 EURO 100 OO NE HEN DOLLAS 20 The euro uses reactive ink that shows up as glowing red, green, and blue fibers under UV light. U.S. currency has red and blue fibers embedded in it as well. Several countries, including Australia and the U.S., use microprinting on their bills. This very tiny writing is difficult to see with the naked eye but can be seen by using a magnifying device. Typically, the words spell out the bill's denomination. EENERVE NOTE DERAY THE UNITED STATES OFAMERICA 4697 A PE DOLLAAN OF 946 FIVE DOLLA TILT Tilting or holding your bill up toward light will reveal still more security measures. OFAMER(A AA 23456789 A 20 NE HUNDREDD S Euros have watermarks, security threads, and transparent numbers - all of which may be seen by holding them up to light. U.S. bills have watermarks that are easy to see when held up to a light source. 50 1000 Canada %24 Australian currencies have a clear Canada's currency has hidden numbers that you may see by holding it up to a light as well. window with an image inside. What to do if you find a fake 臺 If you find yourself in possession of a counterfeit, do not try to spend it! Immediately contact the local authorities. Do your best to describe, in detail, the person who gave it to you. Be a sawy traveler - you will greatly reduce your risk of getting bad bills by only breaking larger denominations at reputable establishments, such as banks and currency exchanges. Educate yourself! Know about the currency in the country you plan to travel to. s/. Below are a few country-specific resources: U.S. = http://www.secretservice.gov/money_detect.shtml Canada = http://www.bankofcanada.ca/banknotes/ Australia = http://www.rba.gov.au/banknotes/counterfeit/security.html Europe = http://www.ecb.int/euro/banknotes/security/html/index.en.html South Africa = http://www.resbank.co.za/banknotesandcoin/ currencymanagement/pages/currencymanagement-home.aspx Brought to you by: UFX MARKETS Sources: http://www.secretservice.gov/money_detect.shtml http://www.virginmedia.com/money/features/counterfeit_money_how_to_ spot_it.php?ssid%3D6 http://www.ecb.int/euro/banknotes/security/html/index.en.html http://www.rba.gov.au/banknotes/counterfeit/security.html http://www.bankofcanada.ca/banknotes/bank-note-series/polymer/ http://www.wisebread.com/how-to-spot-counterfeit-money http://www.csmonitor.com/world/global-news/2010/0715/getting-stuck-with-fake-m oney-in-south-africa http://www.ecb.int/euro/banknotes/security/additional/html/index.en.html http://www.afp.gov.au/policing/counterfeit-currency.aspx http://www.gadling.com/2011/04/11/top-10-ways-travelers-get-robbed- travel-theft-safety/ DFAMERICA FF 95594731 ONE HUNDRED RAND FAMER CAA How to Identify/ COUNTERFEIT CURRENCY There's big money in making phony money. Counterfeiters are getting more and more ingenious at their craft. Can you detect a counterfeit bill? How to Spot a Counterfeit Bill Federal Serial Number Reserve Indicator Portrait Watermark DERAL H NOTE 95594 31 A UNTTEDSTATES OFAMERICN 10 Security Thread 益 FF 95594731 A 100 D. 0 Fealos ONE H UNDREDD OLLAR:: Color-Shifting Ink Micro- Check Face and Plate Number Printing Concentric Fine Lines = व THE UNTTEDSTAATESOFAMERICA IN GOD WE TRUST ||| ONEHUNDREDDOLLARS I Back Plate Number The Real Deal The first step in recognizing if you've got a counterfeit on your hands is to be very familiar with what the real bill should look and feel like. The U.S. Secret Service tells us to be on the lookout for any differences from what you are used to. newmoney.gov Additionally, there are new bills soon to be released, and the U.S. has made resources available online for you to learn about the attributes (newmoney.gov). While Europe encourages the "feel-look-tilt" method, you will see that aspects of this method apply to most countries' currencies. FEEL You already have a general idea of what your currency should feel like. Use this as the first indication: If it feels any different from normal, take a closer look. Several countries, including Canada and Australia, use polymer paper for their currency. This plastic-feeling paper harder to counterfeit. much The U.S. uses a blend of 75% cotton for its 25% currency that lends to its stiffness and linen and unique texture. Every country uses different security measures. For instance, Canada uses raised ink on and around the portraits. LOOK Look closely at your money and you will see all sorts of hard-to-copy security measures. ESERRE BANK THE UNITED STATES OFAMERICA EE 00000000 T 50 . DOALARS South Africa uses an iridescent band on its bills, while the U.S. uses security threads with the bill's denomination. BCE RT E 20 20 INE DS VEES OFAMERICA F F 95594731 A FF 95594731 A 20 EURO 100 OO NE HEN DOLLAS 20 The euro uses reactive ink that shows up as glowing red, green, and blue fibers under UV light. U.S. currency has red and blue fibers embedded in it as well. Several countries, including Australia and the U.S., use microprinting on their bills. This very tiny writing is difficult to see with the naked eye but can be seen by using a magnifying device. Typically, the words spell out the bill's denomination. EENERVE NOTE DERAY THE UNITED STATES OFAMERICA 4697 A PE DOLLAAN OF 946 FIVE DOLLA TILT Tilting or holding your bill up toward light will reveal still more security measures. OFAMER(A AA 23456789 A 20 NE HUNDREDD S Euros have watermarks, security threads, and transparent numbers - all of which may be seen by holding them up to light. U.S. bills have watermarks that are easy to see when held up to a light source. 50 1000 Canada %24 Australian currencies have a clear Canada's currency has hidden numbers that you may see by holding it up to a light as well. window with an image inside. What to do if you find a fake 臺 If you find yourself in possession of a counterfeit, do not try to spend it! Immediately contact the local authorities. Do your best to describe, in detail, the person who gave it to you. Be a sawy traveler - you will greatly reduce your risk of getting bad bills by only breaking larger denominations at reputable establishments, such as banks and currency exchanges. Educate yourself! Know about the currency in the country you plan to travel to. s/. Below are a few country-specific resources: U.S. = http://www.secretservice.gov/money_detect.shtml Canada = http://www.bankofcanada.ca/banknotes/ Australia = http://www.rba.gov.au/banknotes/counterfeit/security.html Europe = http://www.ecb.int/euro/banknotes/security/html/index.en.html South Africa = http://www.resbank.co.za/banknotesandcoin/ currencymanagement/pages/currencymanagement-home.aspx Brought to you by: UFX MARKETS Sources: http://www.secretservice.gov/money_detect.shtml http://www.virginmedia.com/money/features/counterfeit_money_how_to_ spot_it.php?ssid%3D6 http://www.ecb.int/euro/banknotes/security/html/index.en.html http://www.rba.gov.au/banknotes/counterfeit/security.html http://www.bankofcanada.ca/banknotes/bank-note-series/polymer/ http://www.wisebread.com/how-to-spot-counterfeit-money http://www.csmonitor.com/world/global-news/2010/0715/getting-stuck-with-fake-m oney-in-south-africa http://www.ecb.int/euro/banknotes/security/additional/html/index.en.html http://www.afp.gov.au/policing/counterfeit-currency.aspx http://www.gadling.com/2011/04/11/top-10-ways-travelers-get-robbed- travel-theft-safety/ DFAMERICA FF 95594731 ONE HUNDRED RAND FAMER CAA

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Millions of dollars get sifted through small businesses every week. Unfortunately, some of those bills are counterfeit, causing that small business to lose out on a chunk of its profit. Protect your w...

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