More on (the CIA's?) counterfeit "Supernotes"

Following up on an earlier post, this week the Frankfurter Allgemeine ran a second story (German link) suggesting that the CIA, rather than America's "enemies," may be printing the almost impossible-to-detect forged $50- and $100-dollar bills known as "supernotes," perhaps in order to finance certain operations without Congressional oversight.

[Translated by: Watching America, with a hat-tip to commenter lessbread]


For nearly 20 years and in great quantities, counterfeit 100-Dollar-Notes of impeccable quality have been in circulation. […]
The Americans believe they know the perpetrators: the communist dictatorship of North Korea, archenemy of the United States. But … doubts emerged [among experts] about this accusation. Worse still: A rumor emerged that the Americans themselves could be behind the forgeries.
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