Fake Currency

Fake 2,000-rupee note was out within 53 days of demonetisation!

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 12:20

New Delhi, Dec 7, It didn't take long for fake notes of 2,000 rupees to start circulating after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced demonetisation in November 2016, with one of its stated aims being to kill counterfeit currency, official data show.


Fake Rs 2,000 notes seized in Bengal

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 23:40

Kolkata, May 26 (IANS) One person was arrested with fake Indian currency notes of Rs 2,000 denomination with the face value of Rs 5 lakh in West Bengal's Murshidabad, police said on Friday.


Three held in Delhi for printing, circulating fake currency

Sat, 01/28/2017 - 22:12

New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Three men involved in printing and circulating new counterfeit currency to hawala dealers have been arrested and Rs 18 lakh in fake notes seized from them, Delhi Police said on Saturday.


'Where are the fake notes? Even RBI doesn't know'

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 10:52

Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India has admitted it has no confirmed data of the number or value of fake currencies detected since the demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes, a RTI query has revealed.


Two held for printing, circulating fake Rs 2,000 and Rs 500 notes

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 21:56

New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Two persons were arrested on Tuesday allegedly for printing and circulating counterfeit notes of Rs 2,000 and Rs 500 in southwest Delhi, the police said, adding that fake notes of the face value of Rs 6 lakh were also seized from their possession.


Fake currency notes deposited in Bhopal bank

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 22:08

Bhopal, Jan 5 (IANS) Fake currency notes also found their way to banks during the mad spree to deposit scrapped 500 and 1,000 rupee notes post demonetisation, police said here on Thursday.


Smuggling of fake notes substantially down: Venkaiah Naidu

Mon, 12/05/2016 - 13:42

New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Union Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday said smuggling of fake Indian currency has come down substantially, from nearly Rs 44 crore in 2015 to around Rs 28 crore in the current year.


Two held in Punjab with fake Rs 2,000 notes

Mon, 11/14/2016 - 22:36

Chandigarh, Nov 14 (IANS) Within days of issuance of Rs 2,000 denomination notes, two men were arrested in Tarn Taran district of Punjab, bordering Pakistan, on charge of printing colour copies of the new currency notes.


International fake note smuggling gang members nabbed in Delhi

Mon, 10/03/2016 - 20:26

New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Two members of an international fake Indian currency notes (FICN) smuggling racket were arrested with counterfeit notes of the face value of Rs 300,000 and suspected to be routed through Pakistan, police said.


Youth held with fake currency in Bengal

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 17:32

Kolkata, June 30 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) on Thursday said it has apprehended a youth and seized fake Indian currency notes (FICN) of the face value of Rs 1 lakh from him from a railway station in West Bengal.