TITLE

Boom in bogus bills

AUTHOR(S)
Fenyvesi, C.
PUB. DATE
March 1992
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;3/30/92, Vol. 112 Issue 12, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that officials in Washington suspect that Iran, which acquired high-quality equipment for printing currency during the reign of the shah, is the source of the nearly perfect $100 bills turning up in worrisome quantities around the world.The claim that the forged notes are being distributed by agents of Hezbollah, the Iranian-backed Shiite militia; The Iranians are producing the best counterfeit US notes ever.
ACCESSION #
9203301818

 

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