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Category: Business/Finance
Fake Euros fool shoppers
Posted by The Curator on Thu Jul 11, 2002
"A publicity stunt by a German firm which sent out fake 300 and 1,000-euro notes adorned with naked women has backfired after people began using them as legal tender. The firm Planet-Present said it had permission from the Bundesbank and European Central Bank. Only close scrutiny shows the notes are fakes. Michael Leidig, Vienna." Found on the Daily Telegraph site. Here's a picture of Planet-Present's fake euro (page is in German).
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