Fake Currency

  • ICICI reports deposit of Rs 10 cr fake currency notes over several years 09-04-2014 08:15 AM

    Country's largest private sector bank ICICI Bank has lodged an FIR alleging fake currency notes with a face value Rs 10 crore were deposited in its different branches in the past several years. Regional Head of ICICI Bank Manish Pandey lodged an FIR at Hazratganj police station alleging that fake...
  • Drugs, fake currency smuggler arrested in Barmer 01-04-2014 08:09 PM

    A history-sheeter, active in smuggling of drugs and fake currency across Indo-Pak border, was arrested from Barmer, police said today. Acting on a tip-off, police arrested Nabia alias Nawab (58) last night from his house in Gagaria village of Barmer district and recovered three mobile handsets and four SIM cards...
  • British coin that is impossible to replicate 21-03-2014 06:29 PM

    For all those determined forgers out there, here come tiny 'fingerprints' that would make currency notes, coins or credit cards impossible to replicate in near future. A new security technology used in bank notes is being embedded into coins that is expected to help eradicate forgeries of all 1 pound...
  • Man attempts suicide by cutting his arm for being 'falsely' implicated in fake currency case 27-02-2014 09:07 PM

    An undertrial prisoner lodged at Jaipur Central Jail attempted suicide on February 25 allegingthat he had been falsely implicated, a senior official said on Thursday. Arun Jain (30) facing trial in two criminal cases was rushed to the SMS Medical College and Hospital where his condition was said to be...
  • Fake currency with face value of Rs 26 lakh seized in last 3 years: Minister 20-02-2014 09:11 AM

    Fake currency with face value of over Rs 29 lakh has been seized in Chhattisgarh in the past three years, state Home Minister Ramsewak Paikra on Wednesday told the Assembly. In a written reply to a question from Congress MLA Motilal Dewangan, Paikra said: "Counterfeit currency with face value of...
  • Two arrested with fake currency notes in Muzaffarpur 09-02-2014 05:48 PM

    Two people were arrested on Sunday with fake currency notes of face value Rs.3.98 lakh in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, police said. They were arrested by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) at Maithi when they were on their way to deliver the counterfeit notes at Bettiah, the district headquarters of...
  • 2009 fake currency case: NIA court gives life term to six convicts 30-01-2014 01:01 PM

    Mumbai: All six convicts in the fake currency case have been awarded life sentence by a special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court. The six people - Abdul Shaikh, Mohammed Aizul, Ravi Dhiren Gosh Nooruddin Bari, Mohammed Samad and Aizul Shaikh - had been convicted under Section 16 and 18 of...
  • 2009 fake currency case: Quantum of sentence to be pronounced today 30-01-2014 09:48 AM

    Mumbai: A special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court on Thursday will pronounce the quantum of sentence in the 2009 fake currency case. Six persons were convicted on Wednesday for possessing and circulating fake Indian Currency notes in May 2009. They have been convicted under Section 16 and 18 of Unlawful...
  • Fake Indian currency notes case: NIA convicts 6 people 29-01-2014 01:04 PM

    New Delhi: A special National Investigation Agency court on Wednesday convicted all six people in a case of circulating fake Indian currency notes. They have been convicted under Section 16 and 18 of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act and Section 489 of IPC. The quantum of sentence will be pronounced on...
  • RBI to withdraw pre-2005 currency notes to unearth black money 23-01-2014 11:02 AM

    The RBI has announced that currency notes issued before 2005 will no longer be accepted. The notes can be exchanged at banks till July. The old notes are being withdrawn because they do not display the year they were printed. The move is being seen as an effort to crack...
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  • News 360: Court rejects Zakia's petition against clean chit to Modi 26-12-2013 09:22 PM

    In a major relief to Narendra Modi, a metropolitan court on Thursday rejected the protest petition filed by Zakia Jafri, wife of a former Congress MP, against the clean chit given to him and others by the Special Investigation Team in the 2002 Gujarat riots. ...
  • Forensic analysis nails Pakistan's role in printing fake Indian notes 26-12-2013 06:40 PM

    Mumbai: The influx of fake currency into India is being seen as one of the biggest threats to the country's economic stability. Over the years India has accused Pakistan of aiding the fake currency racket and now a comprehensive forensic analysis of fake currency samples collected from across the country...
  • 3 members of a gang arrested for circulating fake currency in Bhopal 30-09-2013 01:37 PM

    Three members of a gang were arrested for allegedly circulating fake Indian currency by the police and notes with a face value of Rs 1.65 lakh were also seized from their possession. Acting on an information about fake currency being circulated in Karond area of the city, the three were...
  • BSF to introduce fake currency detection machines on Bangladesh border 21-09-2013 08:33 PM

    Kolkata: With smuggling of fake Indian currency notes from across the Bangladesh border being a major concern, the Border Security Force (BSF) Saturday said it was in the process of setting up machines to detect fake currency at border outposts across West Bengal. Observing that around 70 percent of the...
  • Man carrying fake currency held in Gurgaon 19-09-2013 08:50 PM

    Gurgaon: A Bihar-based man was held here for using fake Indian currency notes for shopping and counterfeit notes with a face value of Rs 14,500 were seized from him, police said Thursday. Vishwanath alias Ajay, 35, who hails from Bihar, was arrested Wednesday from the Sabzi Mandi area, police said....
  • Case registered against Goa casino employee for passing fake currency 31-08-2013 06:03 AM

    An offshore casino employee in Goa has been booked for depositing three counterfeit Rs 1,000 notes at a bank in Panaji, police said on Friday. Ashok Sahoo, manager at the State Bank of India (SBI) treasury branch in Panaji, said Prashant Surlikar, of Goa Carnival and Leisure Private Ltd, deposited...
  • Tunda says Lakhvi scuttled his chances in LeT 25-08-2013 05:21 PM

    New Delhi: Arrested terrorist Abdul Karim Tunda told his interrogators that he holds a grudge against Lashkar-e-Toiba commander Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi for scuttling his chances of reaching the top position in the outfit despite being the "architect" of its pan-India structure, which was earlier confined to Kashmir. Senior Delhi police officials...
  • Suspected ISI agent arrested with fake currency notes 26-07-2013 09:01 PM

    Anti-terror squad of Uttar Pradesh Police on Friday arrested a suspected ISI operative and a major supplier of fake currency notes in the state from Kaiserbagh bus stand here, a senior police official said. "ATS arrested Imran Ahmed Teli alias Munna alias Aftab alias Sammer from the bus stand while...
  • Fake currency case: 13 UP police officers face probe 16-07-2013 11:54 AM

    Lucknow: Thirteen Uttar Pradesh police officers are facing the heat in a case of alleged fake currency. The accused who was arrested in connection with the case has proved that the notes recovered from him were withdrawn from banks and were genuine. Now the police officials have to explain how...
  • Delhi: International drug cartel busted, eight arrested 28-04-2013 05:10 AM

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Saturday said they have cracked an "international cartel" of drugs and fake currency dealers, arresting seven Nigerians and a Burmese woman. "The arrested include a Nigerian couple and a pastor, along with four other Nigerians and a Myanmarese woman," said Sanjeev Yadav, deputy commissioner of...
  • Kolkata: Sex workers being trained to spot fake currency from clients 14-04-2013 12:48 PM

    Kolkata: Sex workers of Kolkata's largest red-light area are being given training by an NGO to identify fake currency notes to prevent them from being duped by some clients. The training programme conducted by Durbar Mahila Samanaya Committee, an NGO working for the sex workers, is the same as that...
  • Fake currency racket busted, 4 arrested 27-03-2013 01:44 AM

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  • Bengali film actor held in fake currency racket 07-11-2012 09:18 PM

    Mumbai: A Bengali film actor, who was suspected to be a part of the international fake currency racket, has been arrested from West Bengal, police said on Wednesday. Babloo Shaikh had been arrested from Malda of West Bengal on Tuesday, a crime branch official said. Shaikh, who hails from West...
  • NIA busts fake currency racket in Hyderabad 08-01-2012 08:03 AM

    Hyderabad: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday busted a multi-crore fake currency racket being run in Hyderabad and arrested four people in connection with the case. Fake cash worth Rs 27,000 was recovered from the spot. The NIA conducted raids acting on a tip-off from an arrested gang leader...
  • Polls: Goa borders on alert against fake currency 06-01-2012 06:34 PM

    Panaji: Election Commission of India has asked central forces to guard the borders of Goa to prevent smuggling in of fake currency ahead of the March 3 assembly polls in the state. Joint Chief Electoral Officer Narayan Navti said here today that Border Security Force and special forces will be...
  • Fake currency linked to terror: Pranab Mukherjee 18-12-2011 12:24 AM

    Hoshangabad: Finance Minister Pranab Mukharjee said on Saturday the challenge of terrorism from across the border was not confined to danger of loss of life but a threat to the economy due to fake currency being smuggled into India. He was in Bhopal to lay the foundation stone of a...
  • Fake currency: RBI blames poor detection at banks 26-10-2011 01:28 AM

    Mumbai: Flagging the issue of the rising menace of counterfeit currency, as majority of banks are failing in effective detection, the Reserve Bank on Tuesday said urgent steps will be taken to sensitise those within the system on the issue. "When we looked at the data of detection, it was...