Man Counterfeits Twenties
JACKSONVILLE, FL—Secret Service agents here arrested 31-year-old Marty Perry on charges of counterfeiting $20 bills, WJXT-TV reported. A search of Perry’s apartment yielded 13 counterfeit bills. While the bills were difficult to detect, all of them had the same serial number. Perry was said to be cooperating with authorities.
Fine Papers Plant to Reopen
KINGSEY FALLS, QUEBEC—Cascades has sold its Thunder Bay, Ontario, coated fine papers plant to Thunder Bay Fine Papers. Cascades will contribute $4.5 million to the purchaser to support the startup of the plant. The Thunder Bay plant was closed in 2006 due to poor economic conditions.
Conference Examines Security
MIAMI BEACH, FL—The Brand Protection Conference will be among the highlights at the Graphics of the Americas exhibition here, slated for February 28-March 1. The Brand Protection Conference, which will take place the first two days, includes insights into the problems surrounding the $700 billion a year counterfeiting phenomenom, of which $350 billion is printing related. Call (800) 331-0461 to register. PI