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1) counterfeiting. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...There must be sufficient resemblance to the genuine article to deceive a person using ordinary caution. The offense may be regarded as a special variety of forgery....

2) Secret Service, United States. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Secret Service, United States, law enforcement division of the Dept. of the Treasury. It was established in 1865 to investigate and prevent counterfeiting of currency....

3) forgery, in criminal law. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The crime may be committed even though the fraudulent scheme fails. The forgery of government obligations-e.g., money, bonds, postage stamps-constitutes the separate...

4) Interpol. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...International Criminal Police Organization, a worldwide clearinghouse for police information. Conceived in 1914, Interpol was formally established in 1923 with headquarters...

5) treason. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The English law, first clearly stated in the Statute of Treasons (1350), originally distinguished high treason from petit (or petty) treason. Petit treason was the...

6) forgery, in art. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The Nature of ForgeryBecause the provenance of works of art is seldom clear and because their origin is often judged by means of subtle factors, art forgery has always...

7) money. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Frequently the standard of value also serves as a medium of exchange, but that is not always the case. 1 EvolutionMany ancient communities, for instance, took cattle...

8) Text of the Constitution of the United States. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Text of the Constitution of the United States, Preamble 1We, the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic...

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