Retailers detect fake bills by looking at watermarks. The rudimentary watermark to the right of Ben Franklin’s face shows this bill is fake.

As manager of Ent Credit Union in Monument, Cindy Abrams has seen more counterfeit cash in the last two months than she’s seen in the previous 13 years working in financial institutions. “In the last month, we’ve caught probably close to 10 counterfeit bills,” she said. “It’s been pretty bad up here.” Ent Credit Union […]

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