The tag has no wiki summary.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

11
votes
1answer
552 views

Does a customer have the legal right to receive change in whatever denomination they want if the cashier can cover it?

I am a cashier at a gas station in California and I recently had a customer put me in this situation. They prepaid for $50 in gas with a fifty dollar bill and filled their car. They had $19 in ...
8
votes
2answers
6k views

Is the US $20 bill the most counterfeited?

In a comment on "Is it illegal to refuse US currency for a purchase?", @Dan Neely said I don't think the main reason many businesses ban $50/100 bills is that they'd deplete their ability to make ...
64
votes
3answers
28k views

Is it illegal to refuse US currency for a purchase?

I hear this claim every now and then. That US currency is legal tender and that it is illegal to not accept it. The most recent example of this was on an old episode of 30 Rock: The head and the ...
11
votes
2answers
5k views

Is it possible to identify where Euro banknotes are from?

With the events in Greece, some websites are claiming that you can know which country printed an euro banknote, by looking at the serial number. Is that technique fool-proof ?
11
votes
2answers
6k views

Has anyone been charged with defacing money?

In many countries it is illegal to deface or destroy money, but has this law ever been enforced? (note: I'm not asking about counterfeiting) Have there been any notable cases of people being charged ...