Fraud Prevention Blog

The Future of the U.S. Dollar & How it Might Affect Your Business

Posted by Stephanie Cho on Mon, Sep 19, 2016 @ 07:02 AM

It is often said that the act of counterfeiting money is as old as money itself. No matter the type of currency used throughout history – whether it was the metal coins used in Lydia in 640BC or the cowry shells that were used as currency in Orissa, India until 1805 – there was sure to be someone intentionally attempting to pass off a counterfeit version as the real thing.

Topics: counterfeit money, currency news, fraud, US currency, new currency

Harriet Tubman on the $20 Bill & the Redesigns of the $5 Bill and $10 Bill

Posted by Stephanie Cho on Fri, Apr 22, 2016 @ 01:43 PM

On April 20, Jacob J. Lew, the Secretary of the Treasury, announced that a redesign of the $20 bill will feature abolitionist Harriet Tubman on the front of the bill, moving Andrew Jackson to the back of the bill. In addition, the $5 bill and the $10 bill will be redesigned. The back of the new $5 bill will feature Martin Luther King Jr., Eleanor Roosevelt, and opera singer Marian Anderson. The back of the new $ 10 bill will feature the Women’s Suffrage Parade of 1913 and five women suffrage movement leaders.

Topics: harriet tubman, money, money news, US currency