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Banknotes Continue to Cash in on the Benefits of Holography (Part 2)

Holography has proven to be a popular and effective security device when integrated into banknotes. Part of its ongoing appeal is its versatility and...

Banknotes Continue to Cash in on the Benefits of Holography (Part 1)

Holograms are at the forefront of an integral array of overt features that appear on current banknotes, providing a highly effective, evolving weapon in...

Rate of fake Euro Banknotes at all time low

The rate of fake Euro banknotes was at an all-time low in 2020, according to the European Central Bank (ECB). Around 460,000 fake notes were...

Security ink discovered for fraud prevention

Indian scientists have developed a special safety ink that can prevent counterfeiting of banknotes and identity documents. After exposure to UV light of a certain...

Colour-changing afterglow protects banknotes

A team of chemists in China has discovered a single compound that has a colour-modified afterglow. According to Chemistry World, this technique could protect banknotes...

Thousands of fake IDs seized in USA

Federal officers of the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) recently seized nearly 3000 fake driver’s licences and almost 3200 blank card stocks to...