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Fed forced to ‘quarantine’ 1b $100 bills after printing error makes them worthless

Vince Coglianese Contributor

A printing problem with the new high-tech $100 bills has forced government printers to shut down production – and to quarantine more than one billion of the notes.

The flawed notes represent more than ten per cent of the U.S. currently on the entire planet.

They are being stored in giant vaults at Fort Worth in Texas and in Washington, DC, as the Federal Reserve desperately tries to resolve the problem.

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