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Living In Zimbabwe Launder Dirty Dollars

ivana August 9, 2010 Comments Off on Living In Zimbabwe Launder Dirty Dollars

Hand or gentle machine wash in warm water no longer than 45 minutes, with the addition of soap or detergent – And one-dollar bill will be like new. This is the best way to launder dirty bills, say residents of Zimbabwe. Laundry, dry cleaning and even more so as for this purpose does not fit, as a result of U.S. fade and even discolored, claim resourceful citizens.


Laundry money – the need for Zimbabweans. In criminal slums of the African State residents are hiding their savings in underwear and shoes. The results of storage in these “purses” are understandable. A majority of banks and business entities in Zimbabwe will not accept dirty, worn U.S. dollars. Then it is time to wash. After bathing wet bills hanging to dry in the usual ropes interspersed with washed linen. U.S. dollar – the currency of Zimbabwe since last year, introduced after the world record hyperinflation in the billions per cent. To curb it, the authorities abandoned the national currency (the Zimbabwe dollar) and declared the U.S. dollar legal tender in the country.  These are the running bills at the local markets, petrol stations and pubs. Also popular bills in denominations of 2, 5 and 10 dollars respectively, and the wash they get more. Least of all soiled banknotes larger, which come into the country as a result of trade and banking. Life of the American dollar in Africa much longer than foreseen U.S. Federal Reserve. While in their homeland each dollar bills in circulation, on average, about 20 months in the country of the Black Continent period of its life is extended up to several years. More precisely, to as long as the bill does not fall apart completely, writes the emirate’s edition of the Emirates Business 24 / 7.





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