Europe Central Bank to Halt Production of 500-Euro Bills

(FILES) This file photo taken on May 14, 2001 in Paris shows a 500 euros banknote. (THOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty Images)
(FILES) This file photo taken on May 14, 2001 in Paris shows a 500 euros banknote. (THOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty Images)

FRANKFURT, Germany — Production of the 500-euro banknote is being discontinued amid concerns it had become too popular among crooks and money launderers. The European...

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