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Hudson A B
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« on: May 27, 2007, 10:53:52 pm »

To raise an issue from the dead, is it illegal to possess a counterfeit note?

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http://www.bankofcanada.ca/en/banknotes/pdf/rafuse_sentencing_precedent.pdf


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« Reply #1 on: July 29, 2007, 02:10:58 am »

Emad Borhot must have been pissed!! (if that was a real name of an aquaintance)
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« Reply #2 on: July 29, 2007, 08:48:13 am »

Yes!  It is illegal to possess a counterfeit note of any type.  There are certain requirements for “replica” notes such as size and the note being uniface, but there are no exceptions in the Canadian Criminal Code for collectors (General Public) to possess counterfeit currency.
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« Reply #3 on: July 29, 2007, 05:54:36 pm »

Yes!  It is illegal to possess a counterfeit note of any type.

Could I be convicted even if I was in possession of something like this:

A pi$$ poor counterfeit for sure, but I suppose it is a counterfeit nonetheless.

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« Reply #4 on: July 29, 2007, 06:09:17 pm »

Could I be convicted even if I was in possession of something like this:

A pi$$ poor counterfeit for sure, but I suppose it is a counterfeit nonetheless.

Shouldn't there be a picture of W.L.M. King on there?

Unless you're my cousin, noone would be stupid enough to accept this note as legal tender. If you want this exchanged for face value, why not contact him?  ;D ;D
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« Reply #5 on: July 29, 2007, 08:24:37 pm »

I made some p**s poor conterfeits today...A strap of them
Is this against the law?



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« Reply #6 on: July 29, 2007, 09:01:39 pm »

Wow, and I thought I was bored on a Sunday.

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« Reply #7 on: July 29, 2007, 10:21:04 pm »

I hope not.  Are any of those notes for sale?


Do you really want to buy some? Send an SASE or 75 cents to me and I'll send you back some.  ;)
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« Reply #8 on: August 02, 2007, 06:43:04 pm »

Shouldn't there be a picture of W.L.M. King on there?

It was supposed to be... I guess that's why I failed art class.   :-\

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