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Fake Canadian tokens are linked to Mass. company

FBI, transit officials say firm helped make 5 million coins

Canadian officials said the real token (left) and the fraudulent one (right) are very similar.
By Michael Levenson
Globe Staff / April 29, 2006

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It is the largest scam of its kind in Canadian history, law enforcement officials say: a meticulously executed plot that for the last three years produced 5 million counterfeit Toronto subway tokens, silvery specimens so finely minted they rivaled the real ones produced by the Royal Canadian Mint in Ottawa. (Full article: 798 words)

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