Drugs on Money !!!

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Chances are pretty good that there are traces of cocaine in your wallet right now. And that's bad news for drug prosecutors.

The problem is that cocaine sticks to cash whenever money is handled by drug dealers and users. And studies show that cocaine is in such wide use nationally that a sizable percentage of paper money bears traces of it -- a finding that courts are starting to cite in ruling against prosecutors.

I show to you how find this drugs on your money bills !

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Step 1: Where ?

where on the bills you have more chance to find traces ! On both ends of each bills.
approx. 1 inch wide ,white mark can be easily found.

Step 2: Tools ?

You don't need high tech tools for find trace of cocaine.You only need 1 LED UV Light.
Scan the bills with your uv light.When white line appears on the ends of the bills with 1 inch wide,you got it.You just found trace of cocaine on money.

the result of this experiment are surprising.90 % of these bills are infected by cocaine.

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Hmmm! I wonder if there's a way to get that cocaine off the bills and into some kind of kind of solution which can then be precipitated into its constituent ingredients. Let's see: what's totally non-toxic, and will remove cocaine from paper while leaving the rest of the bills intact? How 'bout a neat Instructible on that? . . .Just kidding. Drugs are BAADDDDD! :-)

If I were interested in doing that, I would wash the bills in a SMALL amount of an apropriate organic solvent (say 10-30 Ml of ethanol or ether) and vacuum distill off the solvent for a yeld of less than 1 one millionth of a gram per bill.

Still, If you were a banker, and treated a thousand bills at a time with the same liter of redistilled solvent you might get a gram or two out of your vault.

It would be easier and quicker to recover it from urine. Really, most drugs, even antibiotics end up in the urine.

Not to be a burden, but UV light picks up all traces of bodily fluid, so the marks you see could be a sweaty guy, a guy that doesn't wash his hands after he uses the restroom, or spit. This evidence proves nothing in terms of drugs appearing on money. Chances are maybe one or 2 bills you have in the cocaine bills section actually have cocaine

With UV light you can only prove that a substance is present that interacts with UV light. You'll get the same effect with other chemicals like washing powder, quinine and the like.
If you need to prove that you have cocaine, you'll need more serious equipment. Professional laboratories are equipped with mass spectrometers. The instruments can also be used for determination of drugs in blood, doping, food additives and in general all analyses where a chemical substance has to be determined qualitatively or quantitatively.

If you thinks drugs on money are bad, you've got another thing coming! Money is just about the MOST unsanitary thing there is out there. It's probably safer to lick a toilet seat at the bus/train station than it is to lick a \$20 bill. After all, money is considered a serious infection vector by the CDC for bacteriological/chemical warfare. Heck, just think of the snot on the paper from when that rolled up bill went up the cokeheads nose! :)

So, is this to prove that if we were ever taken to court for drug violations we could push to dismiss any evidence involving drugs on money since cocaines on most money? I mean, I can't find any other real use for this. But the facts behind this instructable are interesting enough, for learning something I'll give this a +1.

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They will take your cash and car and then YOU have to prove that you didn't get the money selling drugs ...they use to ask you if stopped if you had large amounts of cash on you 5k or more at one time now if you have a bunch of 5,10,1 20 not in order they may run the dog on it .....I do think I read years ago that someone got money back by having the dog check the officers and judges money (not 100% sure on that)and it hit on drugs

If you have a good lawyer and the only evidence against you is cocaine on your money, then probably so. Hey, although I'm not a lawyer, I did spend the night at a Holiday Inn Express one time. :-)

Drugs are badddd. Pretty cool Instructable, I hate it when people use your bills to snort. :P Rolls it up pretty bad. Me no like that.

So if you were to scrape it off of the bills, would you get a considerable amount of cocaine? Drugs are bad, kids.