[Noisebridge-discuss] Fake Cash in SF : $20/$50/$100 bills
terminationshok at gmail.com
Wed Sep 25 19:37:01 UTC 2013
We have a black light that looks like it was made specifically for that
On Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 11:04 AM, Martin Bogomolni <martinbogo at gmail.com>wrote:
> There is a rash of fairly high quality counterfeiting going on in San
> Francisco lately. They are targeting $20, $50, and $100 bills, and the
> bills are fairly reasonable reproductions.
> The bills pass a quick visual inspection (stripe, holographic-ish marking,
> watermark) but fail deep inspection ( florescence, position/marking on
> stripes, ink-testing pens ).
> I recommend that NB purchase at least a simple paper/ink testing pen to
> keep around for events and when selling things for cash.
> I got a couple fake $20's in change recently at a local store, and spotted
> them before the transaction was finished. The clerk had the decency to
> swap them out for new $20's, and I waited for her to hand the fake $20's to
> the manager before leaving the store. (Urban Outfitters, downtown near
> Union Square).
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