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Venezuelans Scramble to Ditch Largest Bill Ahead of Surprise Removal

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Venezuelans hastily dumped the country's 100-bolivar bill, the largest denomination, on Monday after the government said it would be pulled from circulation as the crisis-wracked nation suffers what is believed to be the world's highest inflation. Socialist President Nicolas Maduro said the withdrawal of the bill — worth just 2 U.S. cents on the black market — was needed to reduce contraband of the bills on the Venezuela-Colombia border. The 100-bolivar note will be removed in 72...


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