Central Banks close the net on counterfeiters

Since 2000, G10 central banks have successfully persuaded manufacturers of scanning and printing technology to include secret anti-counterfeiting systems with their products.

Leading central banks have almost completed a project to disable commercial copying and printing equipment from processing images of banknotes in order to choke off the growing problem of amateur counterfeiting. A press release from the Bank for International Settlements this week announced that the central bank

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