ATTLEBORO, Mass. - A Rhode Island man police say used counterfeit $100 bills to make purchases at a Target store made a critical mistake. The bills had a picture of President Abraham Lincoln on them. Real $100 bills bear a picture of Benjamin Franklin. Lincoln's portrait graces the $5 bill.... more »
The folks who print America's money have designed a high-tech makeover of the $100 bill complete with disappearing Liberty Bells and magical ribbons.
It's all part of an effort to stay ahead of counterfeiters as copying technology becomes more sophisticated and more dollars flow overseas.
The makeover was... more »