Counterfeit Currency

  • Three men arrested with fake currency notes having face value of Rs 1 lakh July 3, 2014

    Three men have been arrested with counterfeit currency notes which have a face value of Rs 1 lakh, in the Bharatpur district of Rajasthan, police said on Thursday. A motorcycle was also seized from the accused-- Kamalu, Mufeed and Bhanwar Singh-- after their arrest from near Bhonri village during a raid...
  • Pvt banks detect maximum fake notes: Finance Ministry February 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Private banks operating in the country have detected and processed the maximum number of counterfeit currency instances in banking channels surpassing both public sector and foreign banks by a huge margin, an official report of the Finance Ministry has said. All the banks in the country - private, public...
  • Counterfeit money flooding India: US report March 4, 2011

    Washington: Counterfeit currency is flooding into India from Pakistan and terrorist and criminal networks are using this money to finance their activities in the country, an official US report has said. Warning that burgeoning black money, remittance systems and porous border were triggering money laundering at an alarming pace, the International...
  • Two held in Delhi with Rs 50 lakh worth of fake notes January 22, 2010

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Friday busted a fake currency racket in the capital. Two people have been arrested for allegedly circulating fake currency worth approximately Rs 50 lakh in the Indian market. The quality of the fakes was so good that even bank officials had a tough time. ...
  • Expert tips on how to spot a fake currency note June 25, 2009

    How do you figure out if the currency note you have is fake or not? How difficult is it to spot the difference? George Koshy gives you tips on how not to get conned. ...
  • ISI's new terror tool: fake Indian money October 26, 2008

    Kathmandu: A plain signpost marks out the international boundary between India and Nepal. On one side is Bihar, on the other Nepal's Terai region. The 1751-km-long border is largely unmarked, unguarded, porous, and smuggling is as easy as cycling across the border with illegal goods. The desperately poor people of the border...
  • Pak routes fake currency to India through TN March 19, 2008

    New Delhi: Investigating agencies are baffled by the quantity and quality of fake currency notes being pumped into the country from across the border. Though alarm bells are ringing loud and clear, they say there is little they can do about fake money that is flooding the country. The latest target is...