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New Sharpie Counterfeit Detector

Since 2009, the production of counterfeit bills has more than doubled.  In fact, counterfeiters can produce fake currency with basic computer skills and minimal training. 

The new Sharpie Counterfeit Detector marker turns the tables on thieves, empowering business owners to identify most fake currency almost immediately with a simple marker swipe. 


The New Sharpie Counterfeit Detector

Specifically formulated to detect bad bills, the ink in the Sharpie Counterfeit Detector when marked on a suspect, counterfeit bill will change in color from a yellow or golden brown to dark blue-black color. The technology reacts to the presence of a key ingredient present in papers that are not used by the US Treasury.

Let me demonstrate how this technology works…  Once a professional counterfeiter, I have made an example bill for this experiment. The bill shown below will not be accepted as valid U.S. currency. 

The Sharpie counterfeit detector marker features a line width comparable to a 0.5mm marker and has a suggested retail price of $4.99 for a single pack, and $8.99 for a triple pack. Both are available wherever office products are sold.


6 thoughts on “New Sharpie Counterfeit Detector

  1. That product is just what we are looking for! i love sharpie!! great picture of the Sharpie Bill!!

  2. Awesome! I love Sharpie. This is something I could buy to personally use at work. And still have the trusted name of Sharpie.

  3. Really would love to find these, I work for a ball stadium and these would be excellent for an extra line of security. We are victims of counterfeit currency quite a bit.
    Maybe we could get coupons for them.

    Thank you

  4. But this only catches a small percentage of bad bills…These pens are antiquated now that people are bleaching out smaller bills and printing larger bills on them. This pen only tests the paper not the ink…Businesses cannot rely on just pens!

  5. I’m wondering now if we can talk about your sites statistics – search volume, etc, I’m trying to sites I can buy adspace through – let me know if we can talk about pricing and whatnot. Cheers mate you’re doing a great job though.

  6. So if you write on regular paper is the pen ruined? What could you write on that would ruin the detector pen?

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