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Detecting Counterfeit Money -
You can help guard against the threat from counterfeiters by becoming more familiar with United States currency. Look
at the portrait, the Federal Reserve and Treasury seals, the border, the serial numbers, and the paper on the money that
you receive. Look for differences, not similarities. Counterfeiters use different ink and paper than the U.S. Treasury
when printing money. To learn about the specific printing errors, visit the Bureau of Secret Service’s web site.
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