Fake $100 Bills in China Produced in North Korea

in Counterfeit Goods

In some regions of China, between 2 to 4 percent of US $100 bills in circulation are counterfeit dollars.  These counterfeit dollars were produced in North Korea and enter China through black market currency brokers.

Source:  David Samuels, “Counterfeiting: Notes on a scandal,” Independent, August 24, 2009.

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