The serial number appears in the upper. Fake money shows up in different states in different denominations at different times.
5 bill glows blue 10 bill glows orange 20 bill glows green.
How to spot counterfeit money 100. Ultraviolet glow counterfeit detection tools and technology use ultraviolet light because this is a clear cut way of telling if a bill is counterfeit. The new 100 uses raised printing on ben franklin s shoulder. Handle the bill as little as.
The security thread on authentic bills glow under ultraviolet light in the following colors. Look at the. Look at the borders.
Run your fingers over the. Here are several steps to follow to make sure you are processing the bill and alerting the correct authorities. The outside border of real money should be clear and unbroken according to secret service.
Inspect the printing quality. The large 100 on the reverse side of the bill will help those with some visual impairments. This video goes in detail and shows how to spot counterfeit or fake us bills using a standard counterfeit detection pen.
Judging by sight 1. Jot down some notes on who gave you the bill. Located in the bottom right corner the color shifting ink changes from copper to green in color similar to the bell in the inkwell.
All you need to do is look for the. The police will be sure to want as much information as possible and the more prepared you are the. A counterfeit note cannot be exchanged for a genuine one and it is illegal to knowingly pass counterfeit currency.
If a business accepts fake money in payment for merchandise or services they lose the face value of the money they received plus any good or services they provided to the customer who paid with the counterfeit 20 50 or 100 bill. It is important to know what the security features are in genuine currency because if you end up with a counterfeit note you will lose that money. Large 100 on reverse side.
100 bill says usa 100 6. The serial number should correspond to the series. Checking newer bills series 2009 and later 1.
Fake bills tend to have a relative flatness and lack of detail. Look at the serial numbers.