[Noisebridge-discuss] $100 of $153 cash donation last night

Travis Wellman travis at traviswellman.com
Wed Sep 25 08:35:46 UTC 2013

This happened to me last week including fake 100s and 20s too. I recommend anyone selling anything for cash get a photo of the buyer's ID.

Jake <jake at spaz.org> wrote:
>I just hope nobody "made change" and took $100 worth of twenties when
>put that fake bill in there.
>Mitch wrote:
>Last night (Monday) was a hopping night at Noisebridge, as it often is.
>Lots of happy people soldering, learning how to make websites, playing 
>with LED lighting, and lots of other cool things.  And a bunch of
>donated cash into our donation box.
>When I went home, I grabbed the cash from the donation bin.  Someone
>put in a $100 bill, inside of an envelope.
>Today, I went to Wells Fargo Bank to deposit all the cash, and the
>looked at the $100 bill kinda funny.  "I hope that is real", I said. 
>said, "I don't think it is.  Let me show it to my manager."  She was on
>the phone, but in less than a glance, she waved her finger and shook
>head.  It was counterfeit!  I wish they didn't have to keep the bill, 
>otherwise I'd give a photo of it.  The printing was really good!  But
>was missing a watermark, and though they added a little strip inside
>bill, the strip was not perpendicular to the edges of the bill.
>So, the teller deposited the rest of the $53 into the Noisebridge
>"Thanks for taking this so well.", the teller said.
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