The Somaliland 'banknote' scam.

Discussion in 'Paper Money' started by Aidan Work, Jan 3, 2007.

  1. Aidan Work

    Aidan Work New Member

    I have been informed that the 'banknotes' that have been printed in the name of the Bank of Somaliland & denominated at 1,000 Shillings is a fantasy.

    Here's a link; www.nachthund.biz/CatalogUpdate/Somaliland/SOM076-01.html .

    These have been seen on eBay,& I have been conned out of US$18.75. as a result.

    These items are very deceptive.

    Aidan.
     
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  3. satootoko

    satootoko Retired

    Any chance of a working link?
     
  4. Conder101

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  5. satootoko

    satootoko Retired

    Thanks, that worked.

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  6. Aidan Work

    Aidan Work New Member

    Roy,I had a look at an example of this item.The quality of the printing is very poor,even though it has a hologram area,& printed on watermarked paper.I am going to return this item back to the vendor.

    Aidan.
     
  7. Aidan Work

    Aidan Work New Member

    Roy,the seller of that note actually found out that he was being told lies by some idiot in the U.K. claiming that it was a dud.

    It has now been certified as a genuinely issued note.

    Aidan.
     
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  8. RickieB

    RickieB Expert Plunger Sniper

    Nice looking Note!! Is it for real, Adian??

    Thanks for the post!

    Rickieb
     
  9. George McClellan

    George McClellan Active Member

    Also, "Somalia" search here on CT.
    I got into these Somalis (and CT) just this year.
    URLs above don't link.
    Thanks to CT Coin and Yankee Dollar collectors, "furrin" rag-collectors have somewhere to go.:):joyful:

    Search: Google Images: somaliland banknote 1000
     
  10. chrisild

    chrisild Coin Collector Supporter

    Quite normal for a topic that is more than eleven years old. (Last response before yours was from Feb 2007.) Now this ...

    ... makes sense. :)

    Christian
     
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