A major problem with what were supposed to be new high-tech $100 bills has resulted in the quarantine of more than 1 billion of the bills.
CNBC reported that the bills were scheduled for release in February 2011. They include a 3-D security strip and a color-shifting image of a bell designed to fool counterfeiters.
The total face value of the unusable bills" $110 billion. That's 10 percent of the entire supply of U.S. currency on the planet.