"Manufacturing counterfeit United States currency or altering genuine currency to increase its value is a violation of Title 18, Section 471 of the United States Code and is punishable by a fine or imprisonment for up to 15 years, or both. "On April 8th The Kidd Chris Show broadcasting a program on 101.1 KUFO Portland instructing listeners how to bleach and counterfeit US Currency.the initial complaint indicated that during the program Kidd and/or his staff were actually bleaching currency not just teaching an instructional. This detail is critical, because as stupid as the rest of this is, that is the part that is a federal crime.
Milking the event for all the drama they could, KUFO updated the The Kidd Chris page of KUFO.com to a blank page that read “Content embargoed for on-going investigation.” Secret Service officials did later say that they would not be pressing charges against KUFO, Alpha Broadcasting or Kidd Chris.
Ironically it was KUFO who was embroiled in a pay-for-play scandal in 1999 when they accepted $5,00 in cash from Interscope records for 50 spins over 5 weeks for the Limp Bizkit single "Counterfeit." (That exchange was actually legal because of a short promotional disclaimer that preceded each spin of the song.)