NBC Evening News for Friday, May 01, 1981
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(Studio) Counterfeit American money noted coming from Colombia.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Bogota, Colombia) Secret Service videotape of New York City counterfeiters and their arrest shown. Problem faced by United States now from Colombian counterfeiters examined; videotape of reporter, posing as customer, shown, narrated. Extent of counterfeit money entering NYC, Miami, Los Angeles and other United States cities, frequently via same system that provides smuggled marijuana and cocaine, discussed. Map shown. [Secret Service director Stuart KNIGHT - comments on needing agents in Bogota.] Ambassador Stephen (sic) Boyatt's rejection of Secret Service plan to establish base out of US embassy in Bogota reported [BOYETTE - explains his rejection.] Joint police-Secret Service raid in small town shown, discussed.
REPORTER: Brian Ross
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