News & Notes Volume II, No. 35

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"With 100 bolivars worth a mere 3 US cents on the black market, the paper the money is printed on is of higher value to counterfeiters, who use it as raw material to print dollars. Given that a single US bill weighs approximately 1 gram, the potential value of the seized currency would be over $2 billion dollars, if all the bill were made into $100." See also here (Yahoo News).





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