Group Arrested with Fake Million


Police in Uzbekistan arrested a group of people on suspicion of trying to sell a U.S.$1-million dollar bill for half price. There is no such denomination.
The suspects told the potential buyer that they were prepared to sell the bill for $500,000 because they needed cash the ITAR-Tass news agency reported.
It cited prosecutors in the Uzbek city of Samarkind.
The fake bill was made on a copier printer, the report said.

-L.A. Times, 4-15-06

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