Category: Series: counterfeit money

25. July 2017

20th / 21st century | Economy

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Counterfeit money today – not a thriving business in Switzerland

by Federal Office of Police fedpol

For centuries, counterfeiters worked painstakingly with skill and craft to copy coins. These days, they just tend to use a colour printer. The Federal Office of Police (fedpol) reports on the less glamorous world of money counterfeiting today.

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24. July 2017

Classical antiquity | Series: counterfeit money

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A thousand-year-old business

by Christian Weiss

First part of the series on counterfeit money: Counterfeiters have been around for as long as money itself. Even back in the 7th century BC people tried to reproduce official coins. But criminal intentions are not always behind this.

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