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« on: July 26, 2005, 10:49:40 pm »

I got a $ 10 K/D from my supermarket couple of days ago with serial number QPW2846219.  I am pretty sure this is a fake note.  Can someone confirm ?
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« Reply #1 on: July 26, 2005, 10:56:16 pm »

Yes this is fake. No such letter combination  in a $10 serial number.

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« Reply #2 on: July 27, 2005, 01:26:53 am »

I was in a variety store in Mississauga and tendered a $20 for a small purchase and received a Knight Dodge $10 with serial number              WHT 6587589.  The leaves are slightly dull but otherwise this note looks good.  There is no texture in Macdonald's shoulder.  

The interesting thing is I tried to scan an image of this fake using Paint Shop Pro 8 and I got the following error message:

"This application does not support the unauthorized processing of banknote images."

Go figure!!!


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« Reply #3 on: July 27, 2005, 01:32:41 am »

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The interesting thing is I tried to scan an image of this fake using Paint Shop Pro 8 and I got the following error message:

"This application does not support the unauthorized processing of banknote images."
The latest versions of Paint Shop Pro and Adobe Photoshop do not allow you do load banknote images. Stick with Photoshop 7, which does not contain this anti-banknote code.

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« Reply #4 on: July 27, 2005, 02:53:23 pm »

I had a fake $10 recently, this one was a very good copy, but the serial was awful PXJ 2664874. Thought i had a test note...... j.j.  ;D
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« Reply #5 on: July 28, 2005, 04:51:13 am »

I gives mine to the police like I's supposed to.  :-/
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« Reply #6 on: July 28, 2005, 06:07:39 am »

When a serial number which is phoney is on a fake bill, take note of the Font.  It is likely to be different.

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« Reply #7 on: July 28, 2005, 10:35:40 pm »

The font was MOS defInetly different. Other than that, the note was almost indistinguishable from a regular 2003 ten, whoever did it even took the time to put on the shiny gold leaves.
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« Reply #8 on: July 29, 2005, 12:36:19 am »

Does a fake note value ever grow ??
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« Reply #9 on: July 29, 2005, 12:45:14 am »

Technically, any fake note is always worth absolutely nothing. However, depending on who you're dealing with, there could be some collector value to it, usually "face value", or expenses to obtain it.

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« Reply #10 on: July 29, 2005, 01:04:04 am »

That's what I was expecting... THX for the reply...
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« Reply #11 on: September 19, 2005, 02:20:31 am »

There are a few of these around still... Got a fake Journey $10 at a Beer Store in Toronto, with the prefix EIS.
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« Reply #12 on: September 19, 2005, 03:46:16 pm »

With the introduction of ALA - ALF, which was also used for 1973 $1, we best not assume any journey note is fake because its prefix has been used in the past.

$10 EIS, formerly used on bird $20, could be the prefix following BEZ. Not very likely but it is possible.

When reporting fake notes in future give as much information as you can gleen from your suspected note. Prefix alone is not enough.

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« Reply #13 on: September 19, 2005, 05:58:56 pm »

It was not just the prefix. It was the third fake 2001 Journey 10 I've seen (the first two were WER and HND), and I can spot one easily. The leaves had wrong shape, paper was different, and font was wrong (same as that of the WER note). The note was very much like the first two. I asked the cashier to give me a normal $10.
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« Reply #14 on: September 21, 2005, 12:33:52 am »

Aha!  Font was wrong!
They are always one of two things:
1) Wrong font
2) non existant serial pattern.

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« Reply #15 on: October 05, 2005, 10:46:15 pm »

And another one, fake Journey 2001 $10 with prefix SHB, spotted at Ottawa airport. This one had wrong font as well.

I usually spend 20 dollar bills even for small purchases and receive a few 5's and 10's in change every week. Over last 2 years I've been given 4 fake 10's in change, and no fake 5's. I wonder if fake 5's will soon surface, now that most of older style 10's are gone.
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« Reply #16 on: October 06, 2005, 04:59:16 am »

Got 7 fake Journey $5 bills at work last week- all in the same day!

They are out there!

This is in Victoria, BC

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« Reply #17 on: October 06, 2005, 06:22:49 pm »

What were the characteristics?
Please let us know so we can be aware.
Thanks.
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« Reply #18 on: October 06, 2005, 10:24:27 pm »

The notes actually looked fairly good- the big tip-off was that each note was about 1mm shorter and 2mm less wide than the normal notes, and the security fibres looked a little off. We find them with a counterfeit detector that tests the paper itself, not watermarks and embedded fibres...  If I get another one, I will see if I can buy it off the person and post a scan here.

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« Reply #19 on: October 06, 2005, 11:22:14 pm »

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The notes actually looked fairly good- the big tip-off was that each note was about 1mm shorter and 2mm less wide than the normal notes, and the security fibres looked a little off. We find them with a counterfeit detector that tests the paper itself, not watermarks and embedded fibres...  If I get another one, I will see if I can buy it off the person and post a scan here.

Fenian



Do you know what the prefixes were?
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« Reply #20 on: October 06, 2005, 11:24:49 pm »

And did the color wear off? place the bill face down on regular paper, and dig a little bit of fingernail into the shoulder part of Laurier-then drag it-- the blue SHOULD rub off it it is real.

Font?  Same or different?
Thanks,
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« Reply #21 on: October 07, 2005, 02:53:41 am »

Didn't get much of a chance to play with them- people took them and stormed off in a huff. I was told that four of the seven came straight from a bank! The font on the one I got a decent look at was slightly different, a bit larger and (I think) lighter. I am going to leave some money at work and ask my co-workers to offer to buy one for face value and set it aside for me, so I can scan and post it here.

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« Reply #22 on: October 07, 2005, 04:02:41 am »

Fenian what is it that you do? you seem to see a lot of fakes.

anyone know of prov/city statistics for fakes

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« Reply #23 on: October 07, 2005, 10:11:16 pm »

I work as a cashier in a fairly busy store... As I said, we run each bill through a detection machine, regardless of denomination. The cluster I got could have been as a result of one person locally. What I would like to know is how many people actually check $5 bills? There could be more out there than we think, since we are the only store I know of in Victoria who rountinely check all five dollar bills...

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