Claim: The U.S. has been producing Amero notes, currency to be used by an economic union of the USA, Canada, and Mexico.
Example: [Collected via e-mail, March 2009]
I received a forwarded e-mail from a person I know. The original e-mail she forwarded was dated
Origins: Back in September 2007, we wrote about a rumor regarding “Ameros,” a tale which
was then being spread via an
In December 2008, Turner tried beating a slightly different Amero drum, this time claiming that his “sources” had slipped him “proof the government is secretly printing new AMERO paper currency,” and that he had examples of these genuine Amero notes in his possession, as demonstrated by the following pictures embedded in his blog:
The “Amero” notes pictured in Turner’s blog were actually
Last updated: 7 April 2009
Landers, Jim. “Amero’s Nothing But a Gag Coin.” The Dallas Morning News. 11 September 2007. Ramsey, Bruce. “Bet Your Bottom Amero That U.S. Sovereignty Is Safe.” The Seattle Times. 22 August 2007. Smith, Michael A. “Amero-ca the Oh, So Dubious.” The [Galveston County] Daily News. 18 May 2008. Canada NewsWire. “Canada Would Benefit from a Common North American Currency.” 5 October 1999.