Thursday, 10 March 2016

Fake dollar bills: Billboard magazine about to put 50 Cent in trouble with US Feds

50 Cent has been claiming that all the money he shows off on social media is fake. He even testified in court yesterday. But there might be another problem for the rapper. Being in possession of such large amounts of fake dollars could be a problem and Billboard magazine may have tipped off the Feds. Read what the wrote after the cut...

From Billboard Magazine

…his answer may soothe the judge's concerns, but how about the U.S. Secret Service, which is responsible for protecting against the counterfeiting of U.S. currency?
Robert Hoback, a spokesperson for the agency, wouldn't comment directly about [50 Cent]'s case, but did point out an FAQ on the Secret Service website pertaining to the rules for the printing, publishing and illustration of U.S. currency. The rules dictate that illustrations must be "less than three-fourths or more than one and one-half" the size of a real bill and that anything used in the making of an illustration must be "destroyed and/or deleted or erased after their final use.

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