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Steve Herman
July 17, 2012 2:59 PM
North Korea is notorious for its highly skilled counterfeiting, especially of American $100 bills. South Korea, however, is gaining a global reputation for minting money legitimately. VOA Correspondent Steve Herman was the first foreign reporter allowed inside the facilities of the government's Korea Minting, Security Printing and ID Card Operating Corporation, known as KOMSCO. He reports from Gyeongsan, South Korea.

S. Korea Makes Money by Making Money

Published July 17, 2012

North Korea is notorious for its highly skilled counterfeiting, especially of American $100 bills. South Korea, however, is gaining a global reputation for minting money legitimately. VOA Correspondent Steve Herman was the first foreign reporter allowed inside the facilities of the government's Korea Minting, Security Printing and ID Card Operating Corporation, known as KOMSCO. He reports from Gyeongsan, South Korea.


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