To dream of counterfeit money represents feelings about you or someone else pretending to be something they are not in order to achieve a goal. Faking abilities to convince others to agree with you or give you access to resources. An intentional intelligent attempt to fake something in your waking life. Fooling others or feeling fooled by imitations. A lack of genuine intentions. Pretending to be something you are not in order to achieve goals. Not respecting the spirit of rules or intentions. Feeling that you can skip over some rules or regulations in order to get what you want.
Negatively, using counterfeit money in a dream may reflect an dishonest arrogant belief that other people are stupid. Exploiting others preoccupation with appearances to help yourself. Cheating. Feeling that you are unworthy to achieve a goal honestly. Laziness or sloth that motivates you to deceive others. Feeling that it’s not important to perfectly keep your end of a bargain in order to complete a deal. The power to easily fool people by dishonest means. Guile.
To dream of being caught with counterfeit money may reflect feelings of embarrassment or shame of your dishonesty. Rejection for not perfectly complying with rules or expectations while trying to access a resource. Embarrassment for not trying hard to keep your end of a bargain. Feeling caught for trying to disregard your flaws.