Counterfeit Canadian Banknotes Passed in 2011

According to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), 25,039 counterfeit $20 (Canadian) banknotes were undetected and entered into circulation in 2011. The fake $20 note was the most counterfeited denomination during the year. The second most counterfeited bank in the country was the $100 Canadian bill, which was passed into circulation 19,466 times.

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Source:  Daniel Schwartz, “Counterfeiters’ favourite, the $20 bill, to be replaced,” CBC News, May 1, 2012.