Monday, December 11, 2006

Watch out for the funny money

The Central Bank has been warning us all to keep a look out for dodgy banknotes circulating in the run up to xmas. The Skanger has managed to get a couple of samples to help you spot the crocks. These apparently started circulating shortly after Budget day and are often found stuffed into brown paper bags, or inside xmas cards sent out in Oireachtas envelopes.

Brian Cowen wants to give you your own money

Bertie Ahern: not usually available for as little as €100

These notes are available only as part of a loan, but not one you have to pay back until it looks like you might get in trouble for having taken it in the first place.