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The Nation

May 22, 1987

Authorities found $216,000 in bogus bills in a printing press at a maximum-security prison as officials continued to investigate a behind-bars counterfeiting operation. The latest sum, in phony $100 bills, was found in the base frame of a printing press in Denver's Centennial Correctional Facility, but authorities don't think any of the money made it into circulation. No charges have been filed, and officials said it appears only inmates were involved in the operation.

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