Funny money: How counterfeiting led to a major overhaul of Canadas money
- In the fall of 2004, a Brinks truck loaded with cash was rumbling down highway 416 south of Ottawa, picking up bank deposits from stores and restaurants along the way, when the driver noticed something troubling in his rearview mirror. It was a grey Hyundai.As the Brinks driver glanced behind him, he couldnâ€™t help but notice it was the same car he and his partner had seen at the last two gas stations. And the Tim Hortonâ€™s before that. And the McDonaldâ€™s before that. Something wasnâ€™t right.