Don’t Get Burned–New Ways to Detect Counterfeit Bills

November 2nd, 2017

The Holidays are upon us again and it is time to get educated about counterfeit bills so you don’t get burned and end up with fake, worthless bills.  Did you know that there is an estimated $147 million in fake bills circulating in the country today?  The Federal Government has made some changes to bills that you can use to spot fake bills.

Get Educated!

 8 ways to check bills to determine if they are fake or real:

  1. Color shifting ink
  2. Raised printing
  3. Blurry borders & text
  4. Red & blue threads
  5. Watermarks
  6. Security thread
  7. Security ribbon on the $100 bill
  8. Serial numbers to correspond with year & series of the bill