Counterfeiting in the Sudan
It’s an NPR audio story: “Peace Also Brings New Currency to Southern Sudan.”
Sudanese currency is printed on plain paper with very inconsistent color and image quality, and has no security features — not even serial numbers. How does that work?
While [he] concedes the bills are poorly printed, he’s not worried about counterfeiting. This is because anyone who does it will be put in front of a firing squad and shot.
That’s one way to solve the problem.