In the maybe-that's-not-such-a-good-idea department is this story from China about a colorblind counterfeiter. Thanks for Dick Hanscom for forwarding
this Daily Mail item. -Editor
A 24-year-old man was arrested and jailed after he was caught producing counterfeit money at his home in south-west China.
The man, who suffers from colour blindness, had his girlfriend help him with the operation after watching a 'tutorial' and purchasing printing
equipment online, according to Chinese reports.
Police said the couple in Suining, Sichuan province produced 2,000 yuan (£230) worth of counterfeit bank notes but couldn't spend a single bill because
'they looked too fake'.
The man had wanted to 'get rich fast,' and came up with the idea of printing his own money at home, according to Shangyou News.
Footage released by video news site Pear shows police officers raiding the couple's home and confiscating the counterfeit money including 1 yuan, 5
yuan, 10 yuan and 20 yuan bank notes.
Zhao later admitted to planning the counterfeit operation after watching a 'tutorial' online, Shangyou reported.
To read the complete article, see:
Colour-blind man, 24, is
jailed after printing counterfeit money 'so fake that no one would take the bills'
Wayne Homren, Editor
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