›How counterfeit money actually works, according to a former forger
politics15:35How counterfeit money actually works, according to a former forgerJeff Turner counterfeited over $1 million in US currency. He forged the 1996-series $100 bill and later ...the 2013 "blue note." He was indicted on federal conspiracy charges in 2019 and cooperated with the Secret Service, eventually serving 10 months in prison. According to Turner, the Secret Service said the bills he was manufacturing were the highest quality they'd seen in over 25 years. Turner speaks to Insider about the materials and processes required to make fake money. He talks through how to spot a fake bank note. He also discusses cartel forgeries and the "supernotes" the US has accused North Korea of making. Nowadays, Turner works as a printer in Knoxville, Tennessee. He speaks about spotting fakes and frauds on his YouTube channel.