1.1 Billion US$100 Notes Out Of Circulation Due To Printing Error

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Bunk Billions

Some fraction of $1.1 billion worth of new US $100 bills will have to be scrapped due to a printing error; the new high-tech security features are so complex that they foiled the Treasury’s own printers. Up to 30% of the bills are defective, and unless someone invents a machine that can tell bum notes from good ones, the whole run will have to be shredded. I think they should do it and sell printers’ error commemorative confetti to pay for the next run.

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