Counterfeit money - how to distinguish a fake?
17.01.2023 12:00
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There is a lot of money in the leisure industry, and where there is money, there are scammers. The escort industry is no exception. A popular area of escort fraud is the circulation of counterfeit money as a cash payment for services.

The important thing here is to distinguish a counterfeit from a genuine note in good time. Let's talk about foreign currency today and look at the signs of counterfeiting.
Smaller denominations of $1 to $10 are of no interest to crooks. The favorite of counterfeiters is the $100 note. They even wanted to withdraw it from circulation because of the frequency of counterfeiting.

So, how to understand that you have fake dollars in your hands:


  •  Foreign currency is printed on special heavy paper that is difficult to bend or tear without effort. If you get a note that is noticeably thinner than the others, that's a cause for concern.
  • The front side of the US currency features a portrait of Benjamin Franklin. It's unlikely that crooks would paint another American president on the fakes, but it's worth checking.
  • The "$100" sign changes colour from green to black at an angle
  • Another way to check the authenticity of a banknote is to wet it down. Once dry, a genuine banknote will remain flat and without defects, which is not the case with counterfeits.
  •  If you enlighten the banknote, you can clearly see a protective strip with the inscription "USA 100."
  • The printing on genuine banknotes is voluminous, while the fake ones are completely flat to the touch.

Counterfeit euro banknotes:

  •  Eurobanknots are made of special paper fiber and have a characteristic crunch.
  • A dark strip with the inscription "EURO" is visible on the lumen.
  •  If you illuminate the European currency, you can clearly see the portrait of the Goddess of Europe on the banknotes.