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Counterfeit bills — Can you tell the difference?

February 9, 2012

Counterfeit bills are circulating through Catawba County, and authorities say high school students are to blame for some of the fake cash.

Police say watermarks, serial numbers and security threads are among ways to determine the authenticity of a piece of money.

Do you think you can spot a fake bill just by looking at it?

Vote now in the latest reader poll at observernewsonline.com.

For more on the rash of counterfeiting, visit http://observernewsonline.com/content/fake-bills-real-problem.

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