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NCJ Number: 66357 Find in a Library
Title: INTERNATIONAL CURRENCY COUNTERFEITING DURING 1969 INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL POLICE ORGANIZATION, 39TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY SESSION, BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - 5TH 10TH OCTOBER 1970
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: International Criminal Police Organization
France
Date Published: 1970
Page Count: 44
Sponsoring Agency: International Criminal Police Organization
92210 Saint Cloud, France
Publication Number: 5
Type: Statistics
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: France
Annotation: THIS INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL POLICE ORGANIZATION REPORT PRESENTS INFORMATION OF INCIDENCES OF INTERNATIONAL CURRENCY COUNTERFEITING RECEIVED IN 1969.
Abstract: THE SECTION FOCUSING ON PAPER CURRENCY DISTINGUISHES BETWEEN FORGERIES AND FORGED BANKNOTES INTENDED FOR PUBLICITY PURPOSES (E.G., 'PLAY MONEY'). FIGURES AND FACTS ARE GIVEN CONCERNING THE DETECTION, IDENTIFICATION, AND CIRCULATION OF FORGED CURRENCY; THE LOCATION AND SEIZURES OF ILLICIT PRINTING WORKSHOPS; AND INDIVIDUAL CASE REPORTS FROM AFRICA, AMERICA, EUROPE, THE NEAR EAST, THE MIDDLE EAST AND THE FAR EAST. THE GENERAL SECRETARIAT'S LABORATORY PERSONNEL EXAMINED 616 COUNTERFEIT NOTES AND PRESENTED 68 EXPERT OPINIONS. ANOTHER SECTION FOCUSES ON THE DETECTION, IDENTIFICATION, CIRCULATION, AND MANUFACTURE OF METAL CURRENCY. COUNTERFEIT COINS OF 8 COUNTRIES WERE DISCOVERED IN 9 NATIONS. AMERICAN AND CANADIAN COUNTERFEIT COINS WERE MOST OFTEN FOUND IN INTERNATIONAL CIRCULATION. OTHER COUNTERFEITS DISCUSSED INCLUDE COUNTERFEIT CHECKS, PASSPORTS, MONEY ORDERS, BANKERS' ORDERS, REVENUE STAMPS, AND GAMBLING CHIPS. NUMEROUS STATISTICAL CHARTS ARE APPENDED. (SAJ)
Index Term(s): Counterfeiting; Document analysis; Forgery; International crime statistics; International Criminal Police Organization; United States of America; Worldwide
Note: REPORT SUBMITTED BY THE GENERAL SECRETARIAT
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