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Latest Counterfeit money Stories

2009-06-21 14:05:18

Police in Fort Worth, Texas, say a man attempted to pay a $70 municipal court fine using a counterfeit $20 bill. Police allege in a report the man, whose identity was not reported, made the illegal payment for prior traffic violations while being supervised by a marshal in Forth Worth Municipal Court, the Fort Worth (Texas) Star Telegram reported Saturday. A courthouse teller inspected the $20 bill offered by the man Wednesday and a routine ink test indicated the currency may be counterfeit,...

2009-05-14 16:41:27

Police in New York said a man accused of using counterfeit money was reported by a stripper who suspected the customer's $10 bills were frauds. Authorities said Michael Harris, 40, was arrested in the early hours May 5 after a stripper at the Gotham City peep-show parlor determined that his $10 bills were counterfeit and told a manager, the New York Daily News reported Thursday. Harris threw 21 of the fake bills on the floor of the establishment and attempted to flee, but he was caught by the...

2008-09-23 12:00:25

Prosecutors say a New York man who allegedly sold fake money and pirated computer software on the Web should be called the "Jack of all frauds." Malikim Brown, 36, of Harlem, was arraigned Monday on charges ranging from counterfeiting to selling phony term papers, said Jordan Arnold, an assistant district attorney who described Arnold as the "Jack of all frauds," the New York Post reported Tuesday.

2006-04-03 01:17:01

By Lindsay Beck BEIJING (Reuters) - China's central bank has warned lenders to be on guard against counterfeit US$100 notes, in a move that could signal the latest irritant in the relationship between North Korea and Beijing, its most important ally.

2006-03-14 20:22:57

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The counterfeit money looked good, but there was one flaw. There's no such thing as a one billion dollar bill. U.S. Customs agents in California said on Tuesday they had found 250 bogus billion dollar bills while investigating a man charged with currency smuggling.

2006-03-06 17:20:00

North Korea should return to six-country nuclear talks regardless of the outcome of discussions on the U.S. financial crackdown on Pyongyang over money laundering, the State Department said on Monday.

2005-10-12 19:22:00

By Paul Eckert, Asia Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is seeking the extradition from Britain of a senior member of an Irish Republican Army splinter group on charges of conspiring with North Korea to circulate counterfeit U.S. currency, officials said on Wednesday.

2005-08-22 15:51:50

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. authorities seized more than $4 million in high-quality counterfeit $100 bills and Viagra in sting operations that involved luring suspects to a fake wedding on a yacht, Justice Department and Homeland Security officials said on Monday.


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