Counterfeit $100 Bill found Circulating in Columbus

Counterfeit $100 Bill found Circulating in Columbus

COLUMBUS – A counterfeit $100 bill was found circulating in Columbus on Friday.

Columbus Police say the bill was found after a resident attempted to pay for a local service with it. Police say the resident was unaware they were in possession of a counterfeit bill.

$100 bills, printed after 2004, have 9 different security features on them, including color-shifting ink on the bottom right “100”, a 3-D security ribbon that goes down the center of the bill, and a Benjamin Franklin watermark, says the Federal Reserve.

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