Top Cities Where Fake Dollars Are Found in the United States

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The United States Secret Service stated that New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and South Florida are the cities where the most counterfeit U.S. currency are found and seized.

In the state of Florida, between $60,000 to $80,000 worth of counterfeit money is trackedĀ  each week by authorities in the Southern Florida counties of Miami-Dade, Broward and Monroe counties. In Central Florida, an average of $20,000 worth of counterfeit dollars is seized by police each week.

Source: Justine Griffin, “Check your wallet: Is that $50 bill real?,” Sun-Sentinel, November 22, 2011.

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