You Can Still Overpay For $2 Bills With Stickers On Them If You Want

You Can Still Overpay For $2 Bills With Stickers On Them If You Want

Those doctored $2 bills the World Reserve Monetary Exchange advertises as collectibles via misleading newspaper and magazine ads aren’t going away. The ad ran again Monday in papers around the country. [More]

Newsweek Readers, Don't Fall For The Scam On Pages 60 and 61

Newsweek Readers, Don't Fall For The Scam On Pages 60 and 61

Remember that ad for doctored “state” $2 bills that ran in newspapers across the country? Now the “World Reserve Monetary Exchange,” the company that takes regular $2 bills and places stickers on them to turn them into state versions of the bills, has taken out a two-page spread of this week’s Newsweek. [More]

Company Selling Doctored 'State $2 Bills' For $17 Apiece

Company Selling Doctored 'State $2 Bills' For $17 Apiece

An enterprising company called World Reserve Monetary Exchange took out ads in two Arizona newspapers last month, and presumably others throughout the country, offering supposedly rare, collectable ‘state $2 bills’ — meant to capitalize on the recent craze of state quarters — for $17 each, I reported in my day job at the Arizona Daily Star. [More]