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Counterfeiting / New Currency #101866

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 01, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Amt. of counterfeit currency confiscated by FBI last year mentioned.

(DC: Richard Threlkeld) Govt.'s fight against counterfeiters, include Treasury Department's issuance of new currency, examined; counterfeiters King Kong Lee, Jimmy The Pen Man recalled. Photos shown. Impact of new copy machine technology on counterfeiting cited. [Canon United States of America Incorporated spokesperson Frank BOYLE - notes ability to make perfect copies now.] [Battelle Institution spokesperson Gordon PICKETT - discusses temptations of office copiers for employees; notes other potential areas of counterfeiting with copy machines.]

Jennings, Peter;
Threlkeld, Richard

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