Passing the Buck Dept.: The Supernote

Number 12253
Subject Crime
Source New Yorker
State NY
Year 1995
Publication Date October
Summary New Yorker magazine reports that "A near-perfect counterfeit hundred-dollar bill is coming out of the Middle East. Is it an act of economic terrorism? And can the Treasury stop it? ... (The Supernote) had surfaced around 1990.. and, as far as (Secret Service) agents could determine between two and three billion dollars' worth had been printed in two years..."
Category General
Pages 6
Keywords Gebran Hanna Peter Kattar United States Customs Service informants Lebanon Syria Federal Reserve currency redesign
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