Currency has been around for a long time. Here’s a quick history lesson.Read More
Bitcoin has emerged as a digital currency that exists virtually. It is a “cryptocurrency” which uses cryptography to manage the creation of units, administer use and provide security. Bitcoins are “mined” by solving complex mathematical problems. Ownership of bitcoins is anonymous.Read More
It is estimated by the U.S. Secret Service, the federal agency responsible for protecting the U.S. currency, that prior to the adoption of a national currency in 1963 up to one-third of the currency in circulation was counterfeit.
Today, while 90% of all known counterfeit currency is seized before it reaches circulation, combating counterfeiting remains core to persevering the integrity of the nation’s money.Read More