Counterfeit Controversy: Internet Feeds Rise in Fake Currency

Online tutorials show scammers how to print millions of dollars with everyday office equipment.
1:34 | 01/06/13

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We're glad it turned out of the case of the counterfeit money a man who led his family federal agents say pumping more than a million dollars in -- cash registers across this country. Here's ABC's Steve -- -- It looks real but this 100 dollar bill it. Funny money and production is booming federal authorities are now saying that in most cases the crooks are using every day office equipment. Scanners printers and PartnerRe. It's easier. And it's faster today because of copiers. And sophistication in different type of -- systems in Atlanta they've busted a graphic artist known in criminal circles as the printer. Prosecutors say that -- Kellogg his father and four other men produced more than a million dollars in counterfeit bills. Using a printer to print out fake fifties -- the front of the bill on one -- the back of the bill on another before carefully gluing it altogether. -- -- -- There are -- how to guides on the Internet and in November Rhode Island police arrested this man who they believe learn how to use a chemical soup. To rub off the ink on five dollar bills turning them and a fake 100 he's maintained he's innocent. If they consumer takes the time to look at the want America to realize it doesn't match the portrait them and they would -- that something is wrong with this -- the government says new security features do hell. -- -- -- take the note and tilted back and forth you'll see that being. 100 -- right corner actually ships from copper to green. Now they say is a good time to take a closer look at the money in your pocket he -- on the ABC news Atlanta.

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