How Counterfeiting Led to Modern Money

In 1966, Australia switched from pounds to decimal currency. The country’s central bank issued a new range of banknotes with modern safety features – including watermarks, woven metal thread and raised print. But these technologies couldn’t prevent a $900,000 swindle.

 
How a Huge Counterfeiting Case Led to Plastic Money

Source: Bloomberg

 


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