…and can I have it in twenties, please?

This is hilarious, and I wouldn’t be surprised if these guys end up as Darwin Award recipients.

Two Japanese travelers trying to enter Switzerland were caught carrying $134 billion — yes, billion — in fake US Treasury bonds in a briefcase. The forgeries contained 249 securities with a face value of $500 million, several “worth” more than $1 billion, and several “Kennedy” bonds, which, um, are just totally made up to begin with

Now, what were these guys thinking. Did they realize just how much money $134 billion is?

Had the notes been genuine, the pair would have been the U.S. government’s fourth-biggest creditor, ahead of the U.K. with $128 billion of U.S. debt and just behind Russia, which is owed $138 billion.

They should’ve at least arrived with a fake Bill Gates ID. There’s some cool graphics on the post in The Atlantic.

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