Anyone Remember This Story?

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  1. Hommer

    Hommer Curator of Semi Precious Coinage Supporter

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  3. gronnh20

    gronnh20 Well-Known Member

    I remember the story because of the amount of half dollars they were trying to redeem. More than the Mint had minted.
     
  4. Hookman

    Hookman Well-Known Member

    I wonder if those people were ever prosecuted, and if so, how heavily punished they were.

    Messing with a nations money system by a foreign agent amounts to sabotage, which carries the death penalty.
     
  5. Pickin and Grinin

    Pickin and Grinin Well-Known Member

    Even a greater reminder of the immanent threat counterfeits have to our hobby.
     
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  6. MeowtheKitty

    MeowtheKitty Well-Known Member

    Wow, the trouble some will go through to get a crooked buck. Why not just put the same effort into some thing legitimate to earn a living. If they where clever enough to come up the idea, make them, and then pass them for a while, Meow is sure they could be clever enough to live clean life.
     
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  7. Pickin and Grinin

    Pickin and Grinin Well-Known Member

    I think that is one of the only times I heard Meow speak without a Purr. You feeling ok Buddie?
     
  8. MeowtheKitty

    MeowtheKitty Well-Known Member

    This Kitty is just fine. Purrrr to you!
     
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  9. Hookman

    Hookman Well-Known Member

    I've known people in my life who would rather steal a dime than earn a dollar, people who would rather climb a tree to tell a lie than stand on the ground and tell the truth.

    As my Mom used to say " It takes all kinds.".
     
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  10. bradgator2

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    But only a 0.125% chance.

    Or was it 0.00125%?
     
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