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False Alarm: Fake 500-Rupee Banknotes

A recent social media post caused great confusion by warning that Indian 500-rupee banknotes with the vertical green security stripe near the picture of...

Global Trade Body warns over growth in fake Covid documents

Border security and law enforcement authorities are being urged to increase their investment in anti-counterfeiting devices as the trade in fake Covid 19 documents...

Fingerprint Technique Detects Counterfeit Banknotes

Researchers at the University of Warwick, and their collaborator at Durham University, have developed a technique that identifies every banknote’s fingerprint, which is unique...

U.S. Customs & Border Protection Seizes Over 600 Counterfeit IDs

February was a banner month for U.S. Customs & Border Protection in Louisville, Kentucky. CBP officers there intercepted 676 counterfeit IDs, including fake ID...

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...