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.