Well, more honest than certain modern counterfeiters we all know
Over the weekend, Snopes.com brought up the charming, touching (and true) tale of “Mr. 880,” whose perfectly awful counterfeit $1.00 bills stymied the Secret Service for 10 full years.
Must be a lesson in there somewhere …
Source for those who can’t see the embedded video.
And here’s another account of Mr. 880’s story, with an ending that sounds just a little too good to be true.