Fake Notes

  • Police seize fake currency of Rs 1 lakh, three arrested July 13, 2014

    Three persons, alleged tobe smugglers of the fake Indian currency notes (FICN), werearrested on July 13 and fake currency notes having the face valueof Rs one lakh were recovered, police said. All notes were in the denomination of Rs 500. Acting on a tipoff, the Special Task Force (STF) of BiharPolice arrested...
  • 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...
  • Rajasthan police arrest fake note smuggler from West Bengal September 2, 2013

    Jaipur: Rajasthan police has seized fake Indian currency notes with face value of nearly Rs two lakh and arrested an alleged smuggler in West Bengal when he was boarding a train to this state, officials said on Monday. Mubin (28) was arrested from Malda district of West Bengal on Sunday and...
  • Hyderabad: Ex-reporter held for currency racket July 24, 2012

    Hyderabad: Task Force sleuths on Monday arrested three persons, including a former reporter, for involvement in a fake currency note racket. The trio planned to lure innocent people to exchange their genuine currency notes with fake notes in the ratio of 1:3. Police seized fake currency notes in 500-rupee denomination...
  • Chennai soft target for fake note racketeers July 6, 2012

    Chennai: It is Chennai - not Mumbai or Malda - which has emerged as a hub for circulating counterfeit currency if one were to go by the Crimes in India 2011 report released by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB). Statistics in the report reveals that Chennai had witnessed the...
  • 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. ...
  • Secret currency template leaked, CBI on alert for fakes August 14, 2009

    New Delhi: The secret template India uses to print currency notes has been "compromised" and that is possibly why fake but real-looking Indian currency notes are being pumped in, says the Central Bureau of Investigation. The CBI, the nodal agency for checking fake notes, has now formed a special team comprising...
  • 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. ...
  • Watch: RBI cautions against fake Rs 1000 note June 25, 2009

    The RBI has warned that fake Rs 1000 notes are in circulation in the country. Fake notes have been detected in the 2AQ and 8AC series. ...
  • Fake Rs 1000 notes in circulation, says RBI June 25, 2009

    New Delhi: The RBI has warned that fake Rs 1000 notes are in circulation in the country. Fake notes have been detected in the 2AQ and 8AC series. The RBI has asked banks to be careful while dealing with these two series though the apex bank has also confirmed that...
  • 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...
  • Fake notes create unholy mess in Tirupathi June 20, 2007

    Hyderabad: The Tirumala Tirupathi temple is the richest temple in the country but it also receives the maximum number of fake notes in the form of donations everyday. “God is our father. When a son gives anything to his father he will be happy. The main intention in coming here...