The Counterfeiters Guide to Spotting Counterfeit Money
Counterfeit money is a problem that is not going away anytime soon. It affects everyone from the average consumer to governments and retailers. With the help of technology, it’s now easier than ever to spot counterfeit bills.
There are many ways in which you can spot undetectable counterfeit money, but for this guide we will focus on how to identify counterfeit bills by examining the security features of U.S. currency and using an app called “Mobile ID”.
How to Detect Counterfeit Bills Using Your Hands
A counterfeit bill is a fake banknote that is not issued by a central bank, but is instead created to look like it. Counterfeit bills are often used in criminal activities such as identity theft and money laundering. There are many ways to detect counterfeit bills using your hands, so let’s go over them.
Some of the ways to detect counterfeit bills include:
-The feel of the paper
-The watermark on the paper
-The feel of the security thread
-The color of the ink