BSP takes action to address misprinted P100 bills in circulation | Inquirer Business

BSP takes action to address misprinted P100 bills in circulation

By: - Reporter / @JhoannaBINQ
/ 03:13 PM December 28, 2017
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Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (File photo / Philippine Daily Inquirer)

Machine errors have caused “rare misprints” of the 100-peso “faceless bills,” the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) confirmed Thursday.

In a televised press conference, BSP Managing Director Carlyn Pangilinan said that only 33 pieces of the faceless bills had ever printed and the agency is doing what it takes to retrieve them.

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Pangilinan, however, maintained that the issue was an “isolated incident” experienced by few individuals and the BSP had already identified the affected machine and had taken steps to address the case appropriately.

Pangilinan also called on the affected individuals to go to the BSP to have their notes exchanged.

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