Fake U.S. Bills Featuring Face of Islamic State Boss Found in Galilee


Fake U.S. $100 bills featuring an image of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi have been found scattered around several locations in the Galilee, Israel Police spokesperson Luba Samri said Monday.

The fake currency features al-Baghdadi in place of founding father Benjamin Franklin, and the reverse side shows an image of a dead jihadi fighter impaled by Independence Hall in Philadelphia, alongside the Arabic message: “This is the end of dirty money. Return to your God, the best sinners are the ones who repent.”

All the bills were found in locations with predominantly Jewish populations, including Sde Eliezer, Yesod HaMa’ala, Kibbutz Hulata, and around Hula Lake.

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